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Monday, February 26 2024
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Man Kills Wife, Surrenders with Severed Head

Arjun Bagha, 35, is accused of killing his wife Dharitri in the Nayagarh district and carrying her severed head into the Banigochha police station. The horrific crime occurred on Saturday, and the defendant admitted to killing his wife because he thought she was having an extramarital affair.
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Odisha: In Nayagarh district, a 35-year-old man, Arjun Bagha, allegedly killed his wife, Dharitri, and walked into the Banigochha police station carrying her severed head. The gruesome crime unfolded on Saturday, with the accused confessing that he murdered his wife on suspicion of her involvement in an extra-marital affair.

Details of the Incident

Arjun Bagha, a resident of Bidapaju village, took the extreme step of killing his wife using a sharp weapon and subsequently beheading her. Carrying the severed head, he walked into the Banigochha police station, creating panic among the officials and raising questions about the motive behind the horrific act. Bagha explicitly stated to the police that he suspected his wife of having an extra-marital affair, leading to the brutal crime.

Police Response and Detention

The Banigochha police immediately detained Arjun Bagha upon his surrender. The police are conducting a thorough investigation into the crime, and the headless torso of the victim has also been recovered. Laxman Dandasena, the inspector-in-charge of the Banigochha police station, confirmed that the investigation is underway.

Motive and Implications

The suspected extra-marital affair became the basis for Bagha’s horrific act, shedding light on the tragic consequences of relationship disputes. The incident underscores the urgent need for addressing issues related to domestic conflicts, mental health, and preventive measures to curb such heinous crimes.

Legal Proceedings and Further Investigations

As Arjun Bagha is in police custody, legal proceedings will follow, and a detailed investigation will be conducted to understand the circumstances leading to the crime. The authorities will seek to determine the factors that contributed to this shocking act of violence and assess the need for broader societal awareness and intervention to prevent such tragedies in the future.

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