17 September 2019
Bolangir: A couple was brutally murdered on black magic suspicion at Chitkamal village under Patnagarh block here on Tuesday morning. Upon intimation, Laramba Police retrieved the bodies and initiated a probe.
The deceased have been identified as Chintamani Bariha (55) and his wife Rukkani Bariha (50). Locals had reportedly blamed the couple for the death of one Narayan Bariha’s one-and-half-year-old son.
As per Police reports, the duo was first beaten with sticks and then attacked with sharp weapons. Then their bodies were stuffed into bags and dumped near Chitadunguri hills.
Bolangir SP M Sandip Sampad with a Police and Forensic Team arrived on the spot and took a stock of the situation. Four accused have been detained for interrogation.