The dead bodies of a man and woman, suspected to be lovers were recovered from a house at Odisha’s Balasore town in Ranipatna area on Tuesday, said police.
Last night, the two victims have been beaten to death with an iron rod in their sleep, reports Inspector in Charge of Sahadevkhunta Police Station, Subhransu Nayak.
Sources report that the police, assisted by a forensic team, went to the spot and investigation underway adding that the motive and other details of the murder can only be known, once the probe is completed.
32-years-old Laxmipriya Sahu’s husband Kailash Chandra Sahu has been arrested for interrogation, said Odisha Police. And the victim man was identified as 45-years-old Pradip Kumar Dey, who is a resident of Durgadevi village, which falls under Remuna Police Station.
Odisha Police reports that the suspect Kailash Chandra Sahu and victim Laxmipriya also belong to the same village and were staying there at a rented house in Bank colony of Balasore’s Sahadevkhunta.
Mr. Sahu was out of work in the past while his wife Laxmipriya was employed in a private organization. The convict used to suspect his wife always of keeping extra-marital affairs and the couple frequently fights over the issue, reports source.
Meanwhile, for detailed investigation, Odisha Police have sent the dead bodies for postmortem.