Woman, daughter found charred; murder alleged

Aul: In a shocking incident, burnt bodies of a woman and her girl child were found this morning in a latrine in the Koranda Village under Rajkanika block in Aul area of Kendrapara district.

The deceased have been identified as Surekha Sahoo and her three-year-old girl child Snehangini Sahoo. According to sources, the mother and daughter were found charred to death in a latrine around 200 metre away from their house.

A complaint has been filed by the parents of the deceased Surekha alleging murder of their daughter and her girl child, added sources.

What strengthened the suspicion of murder was the fact that no family members were found in the house. They remained untraceable till the time of reporting, informed sources.

Meanwhile, the IIC of Rajkanika Police Station has reached the spot and has begun investigating the case.