Jharsuguda: A 35-year-old woman was found shot dead under mysterious circumstances near her house at Sarasmal Rohidas Para under Jharsuguda Town police station limits here today.
The deceased identified as Kanak Rohidas, a married woman was found dead with gunshot injury in her chest in the garden near their house by her family members today in the morning.
It is suspected that some unknown assailant shot Kanak dead while she had gone to relieve herself in the garden on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
“We have no idea how she was killed. We were all sleeping inside the house.No we haven’t heard the sound of the gunshot. Early morning we wake up on hearing shouts, found her lying dead. We brought her body to our home,” the deceased’s husband claimed.
Following a report at the Town Police Station by the deceased’s sister, police along with forensic have rushed to the spot and are investigating the matter.
“At around 8.30 AM the matter was reported at the police station by the deceased’s (Kanak Rohidas) sister. Preliminary investigation has revealed that somebody has shot her dead in the night yesterday. The case has two angles. We are at a very initial stage. Very soon we will nab the culprit,” said Jharsuguda SP, Aswini Kumar Mohanty.