PATNA: A woman in Bihar chopped a man to death after he made abortive bids to rape her while she was asleep in her home.
The incident took place at Ninga village under Barauni police station in Begusarai district on late Friday night.
Reports quoting the local media said a man intruded into her hut late last night and tried to rape her by force.
The woman was alone her home with three little children as her husband works elsewhere.
Reports said the woman raised alarms for help but none came up for help. Eventually she picked a meat cleaver in her hand and chopped the accused to death.
The accused was a fourth grade railway staff working in Gorakhpur.
Police have registered a case in this regards and are investigating the matter.