A woman was today hacked to death by her husband in the copper town of Musabani, 40 km from Jamshedpur, in Ghatsila sub-division, police said.
In an inebriated state, 40-year-old Sonu Bera attacked his wife, Shanti Bera with an axe following an altercation in the morning, police said.
Shanti, a resident of Harijan bustee, died instantly, police said.
The man was arrested and the axe used in the killing has been recovered.
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