Four members of family hacked to death
Sundargarh: Four members of a family, including two minor children, were found dead inside the courtyard of their house in Deulahudi village on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Kande Munda, his wife Sumi and two children – Malini (7) and Mara Munda (5).
Sources said all of them were hacked to death by Kali Munda, younger brother of the deceased Kande Munda. Though the exact reason behind the brutal murders is unclear, it is suspected that the four were killed over some family dispute.
Police said Kali had given some money to his brother Kande. Moreover, there was some dispute over property.
“There was an altercation between Kali and Kande over money. Kali attacked Kande, his wife and two children with an axe in a fit of rage,” said Brajakishore Das, ASI of Bonai Police Station.
Kali has been detained and further investigation is on.