India, June 27 -- A 30-year-old woman and her parents were arrested on Saturday for allegedly murdering the woman's husband in Odisha's Ganjam district over alleged torture by the deceased, said police.

Jhili Naik (30), her father Kabiraj Naik (59) and mother Kishori Naik (58) were arrested on charges of stabbing and then beheading Jhili's husband Bhagaban Naik alias Bhagia on June 18, they said. On June 22, a headless corpse was recovered from the Rushikulya riverbed near Nuapada village.

Aska sub divisional police officer (SDPO) Uma Shankar Singh said the accused woman married the deceased Bhagia of Gudidhepa village 9 years ago and the couple had a 6-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son.

However, Bhagaban allegedly tortured his wi...