BHUBANESWAR: Police on Tuesday found an unclothed body of a woman near the Sun Temple at Konark in Puri district.Prima facie, police suspect the unidentified woman, in her forties, was raped and murdered.
Locals demanded better patrolling around the tourist destination and installation of CCTV cameras outside the Sun Temple.
Locals said she had been begging outside the Konark temple for the past few years.
We suspect she was raped and murdered.
A postmortem report will reveal the cause of death," Puri superintendent of police Sarthak Sarangi told reporters.Sources said the police have detained two persons for questioning.On Tuesday, locals spotted the body near a shop.