Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Mar 4, Sambalpur:
In a shocking incident, the 65 year-old wife of well known poet Bipin Acharya was found murdered in her house on Thursday evening in Sambalpur, Odisha.
Pankajni Acharya was found murdered in her bedroom, she had injury marks in her neck and head with a blunt weapon. The Ainthapali police reached the crime scene and started investigation.
The elderly couple were staying alone in SRIT colony in Sambalpur for many years. The incident happened when Bipin Acharya had gone for a walk at 7:30 pm , while his wife was alone at home watching TV .
The retired state government officer after his return at 9:20 pm found his wife murdered and house ransacked.
Initial investigations indicate it could be a handiwork of a known person, according to police.
The couple has two sons and three daughters, all of them are living outside Sambalpur.