Bhubaneswar, December 23 (LocalWire) : Police today exhumed the skeletal remains of a grown-up girl, who was allegedly killed in a case of honour killing at a village under Baliatna police station in Khurda district, police said.
Acting on a tipoff, police swung into action and exhumed the remains of the body at Godacharipada burial ground in the presence of magistrate.
The victim’s affair with a youth had not gone down well with her family members. We are informed by an anonymous caller that she was murdered and cremated to escape detection of the crime, a senior police official.
The body remains retrieved from the graveyard has been sent for forensic test. We are quizzing the deceased’s family members to ascertain the exact cause of the girl’s death. Further investigation of the matter is underway, the official added.