Balasore, June 30: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped and killed in Baliapal area of the district on Monday.
The incident came to fore after the accused was arrested today by the Baliapal police.
The deceased has been identified as Sunila Patra, while the accused have been identified as Maheswar Behera.
According to reports, the victim had gone to their farmland in the morning, but did not return home. Later the victim’s family member searched for her and found the body lying near the farm land in the evening.
On being informed, the Baliapal police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. The police also arrested Behera, who later confessed the crime before police during interrogations.