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One more held in Congress leader`s killing

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 12:44

Berhampur: One more accused was arrested in connection with the murder of local Congress leader from Sheragada in Odisha`s Ganjam district, police said on Monday.

With arrest of Suresh Jena of Govinda Pur village yesterday, the total number of persons arrested went up to six in the sensational murder, police said.

Earlier, police had arrested five persons from different places including a man from Uttar Pradesh but the main accused in the case was, however, still at large.

Gouda (58) was attacked by miscreants with sword on Hinjili-Sheragada Road on October 22 while returning home at Sunathara on motorbike. He succumbed to injuries at MKCG Medical College and Hospital here on October 25. Personal enmity was stated to be the reason.

Police said Jena had committed the crime and was the `supari` (contract) killer.

First Published: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 12:44
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