Missing Couple’s Body Found In Mayurbhanj, Murder Suspected


Mayurbhanj: Mutilated bodies of a missing couple of Sitaram Sahi in Kaptipada area in Mayurbhanj district were recovered by police from Sunei Dam today.

The deceased persons have been identified as Sitaram Singh and his wife Leti Singh, residents of the same locality.

According to sources, the duo had gone to Chatram to watch a football match on October 6. However, they went missing and their daughter lodged a complaint with Kaptipada police station in this regard.

The bodies were recovered today and police arrested a person of nearby Mahulapankha village on suspicion. Police also registered a case in this regard.

Though the exact reason behind the death of the couple is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that they were murdered over suspicion of practising sorcery.

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