Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Buxar : A woman was allegedly killed by a close relative after an angry exchange at village Itadhi under the same police station (PS) in Buxar District in South Bihar on October 26, 2021, afternoon.

Police brought the body over to Buxar Sadar Hospital for post-mortem. An FIR has been lodged with Itadhi PS in this connection. Police are investigating the matter and also conducting raids to arrest the suspects. The deceased was identified as Chanda Devi, wife of Vinod Mallah of Itadhi village.

SHO, Itadhi PS, said that Chanda Devi, wife of Vinod Mallah ,was taking water from a hand-pump where her brother-in-law (devar) Mukhlal Mallah came and started quarrelling with his sister-in-law (bhabhi). In a feat of anger, he attacked Chandi Devi on her head with a hammer and escaped. Her family members rushed her to Buxar Sadar Hospital but she succumbed to her injuries on way to the hospital.