Kendrapada, Sep 30 (UNI) Police today retrieved three bodies,one of them from Kendrapara canal and the other two from the road near Ayeba on the Gandakhia-Santasahi main road.
The bodies have been identified as Tirthabhanu Jena(42), a supporter of Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) and President of Alava Co-operative society Shyamasundar Patra(55),both residents of Alava village under Pattamundai police station and Ranjan Malla(37), a resident of Gunupur village under Kendrapara police station.
Police are yet to find out the reason behind the tripple murder and suspect that the incident might be the fall out of illicit love relationship between Tirthabhanu Jena and Laxmi, the wife of Ranjan Malla.
The bodies were sent for autopsy to the District Headquarter hospital.Inspector General of Police (central Range) Santosh Kumar Uppadhaya today a visited the spot to take stock of the situation.
Police said villagers from Gunupur have fled fearing police action .The situation was described as tense in the village.