Body of Pabitra was been found at her house on October 15.
Lelai had married Pabitra of Bhokraha, Sunsari four years ago after the death of his first wife.
The deceased had bruises all over her back. According to neighbors, Lelai always beat up his wife in inebriated condition.
Jahadi Koiri Mahato, mother of Lelai had shifted to her daughter's house near Mahuli police post following regular quarrels at the house between Lelai and Pabitra.