Bhubaneswar: The Sundergarh police have arrested the prime accused in the case of an elderly couple’s murder which took place on October 20.
The incident was reported from Kadobahal in Bhadratolli under Raiboga police limits in Sundergarh district.
The deceased couple’s son Kasta Padwar reported the police about the murder of Laya Padwar (65) and Ludi Padwar (60).
SP Sagarika Nath formed a special team which nabbed the prime accused in this case on Friday and have also recovered the weapons of offence.
The accused has confessed to killing Laya and Ludi as he suspected that they had practiced witchcraft on his 18-year-old daughter.
The accused has been booked under Sections 452 and 302 of the IPC and remanded in judicial custody.