Elderly man murdered, 3 including wife, son held

Soro: Three persons including wife, son and daughter-in-law were arrested for allegedly murdering a man at Bankapatna village of Girikona area under Simulia police limits here in Balasore district late on Monday night.

The deceased identified as Bhagirathi Behera had been tortured mentally and physically for long days, police said.

According to sources, the incident came to fore when the accused were carrying the body of Behera in a bi-cycle by putting it in a sack to dispose. Police caught them in mid-way.