Ganjam: In a gruesome incident, a woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband over family dispute at Harijan Sahi in Ratanpur village under Gangapur police limits in Ganjam district on Tuesday.

The deceased woman has been identified as Sulochana Nayak and the killer husband as Arun Nayak.

According to reports, today morning, Sulochana and her husband Arun had a heated argument over some petty issue.

However, their fight again escalated and in a fit of rage he attacked Sulochana brutally with a spade killing her on the spot.

On being informed Gangapur Police reached the spot and seized the body. The police have arrested accused husband and have initiated a probe in the matter.