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Odishatv Bureau

Parlakhemundi: Mystery over recovery of dead bodies of a woman along with her son and daughter at Narangijhula village under Rayagada police limits in Gajapati district remains unsolved even after 12 hours of the incident.

The circumstances that led to death of the three still remain unknown as the husband of the deceased woman is missing.

The bodies of the woman Banita Karji, her 10 months old daughter Subhasmita and four years old son Sagar had been recovered from a well yesterday.

It is suspected that Banita had jumped into the well with her son and daughter after a family quarrel with her husband Jayachandra Karji.

Police is continuing its investigation to find out the truth behind the deaths.

Talking to media persons, Parlakhemundi SDPO Utkal Ranjan Das said, "It has been reported as a dowry related death. Case under various sections of dowry torture has been registered and is being investigated. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and any further development will be reported."

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