Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Man kills sister-in-law, 2-year-old nephew in Odisha’s Sambalpur – N.F Times

Sambalpur: A man allegedly murdered his sister-in-law and nephew over family dispute at Dalkibahal village under Gobindpur police limits in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, late last night.

The deceased were identified as Purnima Ping and her two-year-old son. Lochan Ping, the accused, was arrested by police.

According to reports, Purnima and her son were asleep in their house, when Lochan forcibly entered the room by breaking the door. He used a sharp weapon to attack and kill Purnima, following which he targeted the sleeping toddler. After committing the heinous act, Lochan fled the spot.

On being informed about the incident, police reached the village, recovered the bodies for post-mortem and apprehended the accused.

The motive behind Lochan’s brutal actions remains unclear at this stage. However, investigators are looking into the possibility of a family dispute leading to this tragic incident.

Notably, Purnima’s husband was not present at home during the incident.

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