Khurda: The Nirakarpur police took two persons to detention and interrogating them in connection with the murder of a lady schoolteacher at Badapkharia village in Khurda district yesterday.
The deceased, Anjali Dehury, was a teacher at the Haripur Primary School. She was beaten to death while she was returning home. Her body was found lying on the agriculture land near the village. The reason behind murder was yet to be ascertained.
Sources said the miscreants hit Dehury on her head and face with a bamboo stick.
Sources said the victim was staying at Badapoharia on rent and she used to take short-cut route in the agricultural fields alone to reach the school.
Farmers who were returning home after cutting paddy crops first spotted Anjali
lying in a pool of blood and informed locals. Later the police were informed.
Police have registered a case and started investigation.