Crime

Man kills wife, 9-month-old son; buries bodies in Bhadrak

Srimandir servitor arrested

Bhadrak: Odisha police today arrested a person for allegedly killing his wife and 9-month-old son and at Sahaspur village under Dhamnagar block of Bhadrak district. Later, he had buried the bodies in the backyard of his house.

The arrested has been identified as Abhaya Majhi (28) while his deceased wife has been identified as Padmavati (24).

The incident had taken place on February 24, however, it came to light last night after the bodies were recovered by police form the backyard of the house.

According to reports, the couple had an argument on the fateful day. Losing his cool, Abhaya strangulated Padmavati to death and killed the baby boy by thrashing him.

He then buried the two bodies at the house backyard. Last night, some neighbours informed Dhusuri police about it after they detected foul smell coming out of the spot.

Police soon reached the village, recovered the decomposed bodies and arrested the accused. Police have started investigation into the incident. Abhaya has confessed to his crime.

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