"We have received the post-mortem report of the deceased. It corroborates our findings that the death of the woman was due to injuries caused after falling from a height," Cuttack city DCP, Akhileswar Singh, said on Thursday.
The 28-year-old woman had died on Friday last after falling from the terrace of her parents house at Mahanadi Vihar here under the jurisdiction of Chauliaganj police station.
She had fallen from the rooftop after a scuffle with her estranged husband Lipan Sahu, the police said.
Lipan Sahu had been arrested on Tuesday, while notices have been issued to his parents, who are also facing domestic violence charges, to appear before the police.
"Lipan Sahu's parents are not at their Gopalpur residence and their whereabouts are not known", the DCP said.
After her marriage in November 2016, Nikita had moved out of her in-laws house and was staying in Bhubaneswar with her husband since August 2017.
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