Baripada, Oct 29:
Panic gripped Patada village under Baisinga police station limits in Mayurbhanj district following the brutal murder of a couple.
The man and his wife were hacked to death with sharp weapons by unidentified miscreants late last night while they were asleep in their bedroom
The villagers came to know about the gory incident this morning and informed the police who rushed to the spot and sent the bodies for post mortem.
Investigation is on to trace the killers, police said.