The incident took place in their rented house in Lane-5 of Gouri Nagar in Bhubaneswar early morning on Sunday after the two were involved in a quarrel. The victim has been identified as Alakananda Das
Bhubaneshwar: A shocking incident of murder has shaken the capital city of Odisha in which a woman killed her roommate by slitting her throat.
The incident took place in their rented house in Lane-5 of Gouri Nagar in Bhubaneswar early morning on Sunday after the two were involved in a quarrel. The victim has been identified as Alakananda Das.
The accused Anisha Mitra, during an interrogation by Lingaraj police, confessed to having committed the crime and said that she took the step in a fit of rage.
While further investigation is still ongoing, Mitra has been arrested by the police and a forensic team has also reached the spot to investigate the matter.
According to sources, the women have been living together in the rented house for the past eight years. One of them worked at an NGO while the other was working with a consultancy firm.
The owner of the house reported the Lingaraj police after he spotted the blood-soaked body of the woman inside the house today morning. The police rushed to the spot and arrested her roommate soon after the call.
The two often ended up quarrelling and sources revealed that were not in good terms with each other. On Saturday night, a fight broke out between Mishra and Das, resulting in this massacre.
A patient of alcoholism and depression jumped to his death in the wee hours of Sunday from the sixth floor of AIIMS Bhubaneshwar. The 32-year-old, identified as Satyajit Mohanty of Jakara in Khurda district, was undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) since January 17.
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Last Updated Jan 20, 2019, 5:48 PM IST