Koraput: Panic gripped the locals of Jeypore in Koraput district after bodies of a couple were recovered from a house near Jayanagar Chhak here on Saturday.
The deceased couple was identified as a former police official MK Rehman and his wife Hazina Begum.
According to sources, Rehman’s son alerted the neighbours and police this morning as he could not get any response from the room after repeated knocks.
Police reached the spot and seized the body for post mortem. Cops have also detained the son of the deceased couple for interrogation.
While prima facie investigation suggested that the couple was murdered, detailed investigation into the incident is underway, police sources said.