Elderly couple murdered over suspicion of sorcery

Paralakhemundi: An elderly couple was allegedly murdered over suspicion of sorcery at Elsara village under Garabandha police station in Gajapati dist, police said on Friday.

According to police, Edanga Sabar and his wife Srimati were killed on February 18. The miscreants buried the bodies near a hill on the outskirts of the village. However, the family members of the deceased lodged FIR with police soon after they came to know about the crime. Police detained four suspects for interrogation. The decomposed bodies were seized and sent for post mortem. The police started investigation.