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Dual murder in K. Nuagaon, 2 detained

Berhampur,Dec 6: a couple named Krushna Pradhan and wife Damayanti Pradhan.
 were killed by their nephew at Sindikhali village under K. Nuagaon police limits late night on Saturday.

Police have started an investigation and detained two persons for doubting on their involvement.

Ganjam SP Sarthak Sadangi said, “The IIC and SDPO are in the spot and have started an investigation. As per preliminary probe, the couple might have been killed over property dispute.”

Further, Sadangi stated, “Though a sickle was recovered from roof of the house, it does not seem the weapon was used for the crime. The weapon was used to make a hole in the house.”

Nephew and son-in-law of the couple were detained. Involvement of more people in the crime cannot be ruled out. The investigation is on, Sadangi added.

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