NextSharkNextShark.com
Latest Newsletter🍵 AAPIs want justice for Tyre NicholsRead

Article

Man in India decapitates wife over infidelity suspicions, then walks miles with her severed head

  • Nakaphodi Majhi, 55, allegedly decapitated his wife and walked over seven miles to the police station with her severed head in Odisha, India, on July 15.

  • Majhi reportedly suspected his wife Sachala Majhi of infidelity and murdered her by slitting her throat with a dagger during a heated argument.

  • Joranda Police arrested Majhi and registered a case against him. Police have also recovered the blood-stained weapon Majhi had used in the crime.

  • The investigation of the murder is currently ongoing.

Asian America Daily - in under 5 minutes

Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories, to your inbox daily, for free!

Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive

A man allegedly decapitated his wife and walked over seven miles to the police station with her severed head in Odisha, India.

Nakaphodi Majhi, 55, reportedly suspected his wife Sachala Majhi of infidelity and murdered her by slitting her throat with a katuri, a sharp dagger, during a heated argument at around 3:30 a.m. on July 15 in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district.

Majhi then reportedly beheaded Sachala before walking seven miles toward the nearest police station with her severed head.

Locals of the Chandrasekharpur village were horrified as Majhi was captured en route to the Gondia police station. Witnesses reportedly apprehended him at Jankira village and informed the police. 

Joranda Police arrested Majhi and registered a case against him. Police also recovered the blood-stained weapon Majhi had used in the crime.

The investigation is currently ongoing. 

Majhi and the deceased woman were married for 25 years. They have two sons, according to the police.

 

Featured Image via David von Diemar

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way.  Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.

Support NextShark

Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover, Paypal