Bargarh: Police have arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a minor girl, whose body was recovered from Bidhyabasini hills under Bheden police limits of the district on December 8.
The accused, identified as Kailash Chandra Barik and Ramesh alias Chhotu Sahani have confessed to the murder of the girl, sources said.
As per reports, Kailash was in a relationship with the minor girl, but he hatched a plot with Chhotu and planned to eliminate her when she insisted him to marry her.
Upon interrogation, Kailash and Chhotu revealed that they kidnapped and killed her before throwing her body at the hills, stated Bargarh SDPO Suresh Kumar Nayak at a presser.
“A case of kidnapping and murder was registered at the Bheden police station following which our cops launched an investigation into the incident and arrested the two accused,” the SDPO said.
A motorcycle the duo used in the murder has been seized while further action will be taken after the Inspector In-charge submits a detailed report, the SDPO added.