Pattamundai, Sep 25: In a breakthrough, the Rajnagar police arrested the main accused for killing a woman and her daughter in Manapada village under Rajnagar area here.
The arrested has been identified as Sanjat Behera.
The police have sent Sanjay to COVID-19 hospital after he was tested positive.
According to reports, the woman Pramila Nath was missing since September 19 (Saturday) after which her elder daughter, Satyapriya, had lodged a missing complaint with the Rajnagar police on the day.
However, on Sunday morning, body of Satyapriya was found in the pond of her uncle’s house.
Later, the body of the missing mother was also found near Hansua River near Gobardhanpur here on Sunday night.
Pramila’s husband, Patitapaban Nath, had alleged that her wife and her daughter have killed.