13 December 2019
Cuttack: A senior citizen couple was found on late Thursday in a pool of blood at Beleswar village under Madhupatna police limits of Cuttack district.
The deceased have been identified as Srinath and Bidukta Samal, said police reports.
As per reports, their daughter after repeatedly calling them was unable to reach them, she requested one of the neighbours to check on them. They neighbours found the couple left in a bloodied state after being brutally murdered using sharp-edged household items said police reports.
Cuttack Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Akhileshvar Singh inspected the scene. A four-member forensic team too collected evidence from the scene of crime.
“Prima facie evidence suggests that it was done by people who were known to the couple. The number of people involved or whether this was a robbery attempt or not will be revealed after a detailed investigation, “ said DCP Singh. He added that Cuttack police will try to nab the culprit(s) as soon as possible.