Bhadrak rape, murder : Accused kills couple for Rs 2 lakh

KalingaTV News Network

Bhadrak: In a major breakthrough in the murder of a woman and rape of her daughter in Bhadrak district, police arrested main accused Gopinath Mohanty, alias Babua, from Chandrasekharpur area in Bhubaneswar in Odisha, informed SP Batula Gangadhar on Tuesday.

Gopinath confessed to the police that he had also murdered the husband of deceased woman, identified as Rabindra Behuria, and raped their daughter, the SP added.

The accused confessed to police that he had committed the crime with an intention of looting Rs 2 lakh which was recently withdrawn by Rabindra from a local bank.

Meanwhile police recovered body of Rabindra from Kalatira canal adjacent to NH-26 near Dhamnagar.

Gopinath initially killed Rabindra at Barikpur on the fateful night and threw the body in the canal. He then went to the deceased’s house and brutally crushed Rabindra’s wife to death with a grinding stone and raped their daughter in Talasitha village under Dhamnagar Police Station area in the district on Sunday night, police sources said.

The accused was an adopted son of the deceased couple since last 10 years , sources said.

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