Keonjhar, Nov 14 (LocalWire): Keonjhar police recovered the bodies of an elderly couple from a trench near Kasia forest under Jhumpura Police Station today afternoon, about 45 kms from here.
Police sent the bodies of 62-year-old Budhadeb Mohakud and his wife Malati Mohakud for post mortem. After received written complaint from Kartika Mohakud, son of the elderly couple went to the spot.
Some villagers saw the bodies when they went to graze goats. The miscreants had buried the bodies in a trench dug by the forest department for water harvesting and covered them with soil. Family members identified them.
Sub Divisional Police Officer, Champua Harihara Pani along with IIC Jhumpura rushed to the spot. Police suspect land dispute is behind the murder and investigating the incident.
Police are yet to arrest anyone in this connection.