Husband pedals with wife's body to police station to surrender

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 06, 2012 09:11 hrs

Dhenkanal: A young man allegedly killed his wife and placed the body on a bicycle and pedalled to a police station where he surrendered himself in Odisha's Dhenkanal district today, police said here.

25-year-old Upendra Pradhan, a truck driver, suspecting his 22-year-old wife's marital fidelity strangled and slit her throat at Nua Analaberuni village under Tumusinga police station last night, they said.

This morning Pradhan took the body on a bicycle to the Pandua outpost where he surrendered before the police, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Kamakhyanagar), R K Dora said.

Upendra had married his wife, Salila, just a year ago.

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