The Khaira police have arrested three persons of a family in this connection.
The deceased has been identified as Sasmaita Das and the arrested as her husband Narayan Sithi, father-in-law Ananta Sethi and mother-in-law Sanjukta Sethi.
“Narayan Sethi had relationship with another girl in Bhubaneswar. For this, he had been torturing and beating my sister often. He was often telling my sister that he would quit her and marry that Bhubaneswar girl. He had even forcibly sent Sasmita Das to our house many times. Finally, they killed my syster,” alleged Sasmita’s brother.
Acting on Sasmita’s family members’ complaint, the Khaira police conducted an investigation and arrested three of the family on prima facie evidence.