Brahmapur, Apr 23: A barbaric incident has come to the fore with an elderly man and his wife found dead with multiple injuries on their bodies in a cashew jungle at Shishundi village under Jagannath Prasad police station in Ganjam district on Friday.
The deceased elderly couple was identified as Bhima Pradhan and his wife Shishula Pradhan.
According to information, the couple was residing in a hut in the cashew jungle for many years now. They were earning their living by collecting cashew nut and other forest products. However, their bodies were found lying near the hut. Thought the exact reason behind their death was yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that they were killed with a sharp weapon as their bodies have multiple injury marks.
On being informed by locals, the police have reached the spot and started investigation.