Bhubaneswar: Odisha police cracked a gruesome murder of a young woman with recovering a beheaded body from Chandaka forest on outskirts of the city here today.
The deceased was identified as Sasmita Biswal from Satyabadi area of Puri district. She was missing and was allegedly beheaded by her lover in Chandaka forest.
A youth identified as Yudhisthir Swain was arrested in connection with the murder.
The woman’s beheaded body was recovered from the forest by the Khandagiri and Satyabadi police in presence of the accused youth.
According to reports, Swain was arrested following a missing complaint lodged by the woman’s family at the Satyabadi Police Station on December 15. During interrogation, he confessed to the crime.
The accused recreated crime scene showing how he killed his beloved.
Meanwhile, the family members of the deceased alleged that she was murdered following rape.