Kalahandi: The body of a newly-married woman was found hanging in Uparajhapi village under Thuamul Rampur block in Kalahandi district early on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Muktamani Nayak. Muktamani had eloped with one Kailash Nayak of Uparjhapi village on June 14 this year to marry him later, after maintaining an affair for past few years.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body from her in-laws’ house in the village. The body was sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.
On the other hand, the deceased’s parents have alleged that she was murdered and hanged by her husband to appear it as suicide.
While further probe into the matter is underway, the actual reason behind the woman’s death will be known after the autopsy, police sources said.