Retired prof, teacher wife found murdered

Berhampur: A retired professor and his college teacher wife were found dead at their house at Ramakrushna Nagar here on Friday.

Police recovered the bodies of Gopal Krushan Panigrahi (65), a retired professor in Berhampur University and his wife Kamala (61), also a retired lecturer with Khallikote Autonomous College here from their residence.

Police suspected the couple might have been murdered by a gang which came to loot the house where they were lived alone. While some of the household items were lying scattered, one of the almirahs was found open.

The only daughter of the couple was staying in Bhubaneswar. Injury marks were seen on the head of Panigrahi, whose body was lying in the front room of the house while there was injury also on the body of his wife, which was found from the bedroom.