Dhenkanal Rape & Murder Case, 4 Arrested


Dhenkanal(Samaya Bureau): Four accused in connection with the rape and murder case at Balikuma village were arrested by the Kankadahada police.

The four arrested include prime accused Hari Patra, who is the son-in-law of the perished. According to preliminary investigation, the four had allegedly killed the woman, who has lost her husband, after raping her over suspected past enmity.

Talking to newsmen , Dhenkanal SP BK Panigrahi said, “After investigation we found involvement of four accused in the incident. Hari Patra and Raghu Lohar had entered the house of the woman and had raped her while other two persons, Ananda Patra and Sudarshan Lohar, were on watch outside the house. They murdered her later on. Currently, we have arrested the four accused and will forward them to court after medical checkup.”