Crime

Elderly couple killed by unidentified miscreants in Koraput

Jeypore: In a shocking event, a retired police officer and his wife were brutally killed my unidentified miscreants in Jaynagar area in Jeypore town of Koraput district.

The bodies of the elderly couple- identified as M.K. Rehman (70) and Hafeza Biwi (65) were found lying in a pool of blood in their house at Jaynagar in the morning today.

The double murder incident sent a shock wave in the town.

Police seized the bodies and sent them for post-mortem. A case has been registered in this connection and investigation follows.

Deep injuries have been spotted on the bodies, police said, adding sharp weapons were used by the assailants to murder the couple. “We suspect the couple was killed for robbing cash and household valuables. We have sent the bodies for post-mortem”, said a senior police official.

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