Jagatsinghpur: Police on Thursday arrested a woman on the charge of hacking her husband to death in Jagatsinghpur district.
The accused was identified as Kabita Samal, a resident of Sadeipur village near Balikuda.
The IIC of Balikuda police station, Sarbeswar Behera, said Kabita had a quarrel with her husband Sushant on Wednesday night. Later, Kabita killed him with an axe while he was asleep.
Kabita then told her neighbours about the incident. The neighbours alerted police, who came to the village and took Kabita for interrogation.
The woman told police that her husband used to come home drunk and quarrel with her every day, the IIC said, adding that the couple has two children.