Sidharth Tanmoy Dash

Bhubaneswar: An elderly woman, whose daughter and son-in-law were recently arrested by Vigilance for amassing assets disproportionate to their income, was found dead under mysterious circumstances today.

It is suspected that the woman might have killed herself by jumping off her apartment roof in Jayadev Vihar under Saheed Nagar police of Bhubaneswar.

The deceased has been identified as Devaki Prusti, mother of Nalini Prusti an OPEPA employee who was arrested by Vigilance along with her husband Bijay Ketan Prusty, a Tehsildar.

A note was reportedly recovered from the deceased's apartment, informed sources.

According to reports, Saheed Nagar Police is investigating the case but still has not confirmed suicide. The note retrieved has been sent to forensic lab for determining its genuineness, added sources.