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Granddaughter-in-law of Kanika king hacked to death in Cuttack

26/01/2022 at 2:47 PM

Cuttack, Jan 26: In a gory incident, the granddaughter-in-law of the erstwhile king of Kanika was allegedly hacked by her son to death at their Sribihar Colony residence in Tulasipur area of Cuttack district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Paresh Kumari Bhanjadeo (75).

According to reports, Paresh was living in a house with her son Soumendra Narayan Bhanjadeo, a mentally unstable person. Her daughter Jayanti Samantray is living on another floor.

Today, the mother-son duo got into a heated argument over some issue following which the accused allegedly hacked her with a sharp-edged weapon in a feat of rage.

On learning about the incident, Jayanti informed the local police.

Police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, the body was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.

Police have also detained the accused who was allegedly trying to flee from the spot fearing getting caught.

Further investigation is underway to ascertain other details, said a police official.

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