Keonjhar, June 7: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his sister-in-law by slitting her throat and raped his mother-in-law in a forest near Kiribur under Bolani police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district on Monday.
The accused has been identified as Rup Singh Siddhu.
As per reports, Siddhu along with his mother-in-law and sister-in-law had gone to a forest near Kiribur to collect mushrooms.
Siddhu got into a quarrel with his sister-in-law over some family dispute. The quarrel turned ugly as Siddhu slit the throat of his sister-in-law with a sharp weapon. When she died, the accused dumped her body into a 200 feet pit in the forest.
After killing his sister-in-law, Siddhu didn’t stop there. He tied the legs and hands of his mother-in-law with a towel and allegedly sexually assaulted her.
His mother-in-law however managed to escape from the spot and narrated the ghastly incident before the local police.
Later, Police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter. They also launched a manhunt to nab the accused who has been absconding, police sources said.