Malkangiri: A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband over family dispute at Majhiguda village under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Radhika Majhi.

According to reports, today morning, Radhika and her husband Lakinath had a heated argument over some petty issue. Following which Lakinath left the home for work, however he came back in an inebriated from work.

However, their fight again escalated over his alcohol consumption and in a fit of rage he attacked Radhika brutally with a stick killing her on the spot.

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