Bhadrak: Odisha police today arrested a person for allegedly killing his wife and 9-month-old son and later burying the bodies at Sahaspur village under Dhamnagar block of Bhadrak district.
While the incident had taken place on February 24, it came to fore last night after the bodies were recovered by police form the backyard of the house.
According to reports, a verbal duel had emerged between Abhaya Majhi (28) and his wife Padmavati (24) 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 detected foul smell coming out of the spot following which they informed Dhusuri police about it.
Cops soon reached the village, recovered the decomposed bodies and arrested the accused. Police have started investigation into the incident. Abhaya has reportedly confessed to his crime.