Bolpur: A man was arrested for murdering his wife in an inebriated state. The incident occurred at Boudhpur village in Deriyapur Panchayaat area under Saithia police station.
The man named Lodhu Hansda returned home in an inebriated state on Friday night and had an altercation with his wife. He hit his wife Laxmi with a bamboo stick in head causing her death on the spot. There were also allegations that he had also beaten up his father. The locals rescued his father and admitted him to a hospital and informed police.
Police reached the spot and recovered the body of Laxmi. He was arrested on Saturday morning.