Puri: Puri police today arrested two persons in connection with the sensational triple murder in Pipili after almost 50 days of the incident.
The arrested have been identified as the prime accused Imtiaz Ali and his son Ilaz.
Imtiaz along with his son had committed the crime to avenge his daughter’s harassment by her in-laws, the prime accused revealed before police confessing to his crime.
Imtiaz locked three from his daughter’s in-laws’ family, including her father-in-law Md Abul (65), his wife Rahima (55) and their 12-year-old minor girl, from outside when they were sleeping inside and set ablaze the house by pouring kerosene accompanied by his son Ilaz.
The three were rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack sustaining severe burn injuries where they died while undergoing treatment.