Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rairangpur, Dec 12:

A tribal couple was brutally killed by miscreants on Sunday night in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.


According to reports, some unidentified miscreants called Madhu Kola (45) while he was asleep with his wife Somabari Kola (37) and children last night after having dinner in Jimuti village under Raruan police limits in the district.

After Madhu opened the door, they hauled him outside and started assaulting him. The evil-doers did not spare Madhu’s wife when she protested the act and attacked the duo with sharp weapons and crushed their heads to death with stone.

The couple’s 12-year-old son Sagar was also attacked when he came to protect his parents. He has been admitted to Raruan Community Health Centre (CHC) in a critical condition.

Raruan police station IIC Pradeep Chandra Kekerta and Rairangpur Additional SP Gobinda Chandra Mallick arrived at the village today to probe into the incident.

A scientific team from Baripada with sniffer dog reached the village and is probing into the incident.

Cause of the murder is yet to be ascertained.