Phulbani: Baliguda Police have arrested two persons for allegedly murdering a man and raping his wife in Odisha’s Kandhamal district.
The arrested, identified as Arjun Bagh and Rujit Behera, are also accused of raping a widow on the day.
The incident took place during late night on January 26 and came to fore after the mother of the deceased lodged a police complaint in this regard yesterday evening.
According to reports, the accused duo thrashed the man to death with a wooden plank after an argument with him. The two later allegedly raped his wife and fled the spot.
Moments after, the wrongdoers barged into the house of a widow in the locality and allegedly raped her too.
On the basis of two separate complaints lodged by the deceased’s mother and the widow at the Baliguda police station, two separate cases have been registered.