Bhubaneswar: The State Capital today woke up to a shocking incident after headless body of an unmarried woman was found from Malipada forest near Chandaka, on the outskirts of the city.
The lover of the woman named Judhistir Swain of Delanga area in Puri allegedly beheaded her and threw her in the forest, police said.
The woman, a resident of Satyabadi area of Puri was in a relationship with the accused for last few months. Both had also applied in Puri court for marriage.
However, Judhistir was reluctant to marry her. As she forced him for marriage, Judhistir hatched a conspiracy to kill her, Puri SDPO Dillip Tripathy said..
Family members had lodged a complaint that their daughter was abducted last week following which police had started investigation. The matter came to light after the accused surrendered before police yesterday and confessed to the crime.
The body was sent for post-mortem. Further investigation is on.