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Woman found dead in Jajpur

Press Trust of India  |  Jajpur (Odisha) 

A 25-year-old woman was found dead at her rented house in Digisahi area in district, police said today.

The woman, identified as Archana Kumari, was the wife of an of a Kalinga Nagar-based private steel plant, the police said.

"We have registered a case against the woman's husband on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of the deceased and detained him for interrogation," the Inspector-in-Charge of Road police station, Amitav Mohapatra, said.

The dead woman's husband works as an assistant manager at a private located at Industrial Complex, he said.

The exact cause of death could be ascertained only after post-mortem examination, the said.

According to the officer, the woman's husband came to his rented house after work yesterday night and found the door of his house locked from inside.

He broke open the door after he did not get any response from his wife, found her hanging from the ceiling fan and called the police, the said.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 22:50 IST