Orissa: 4 arrested in murder case of Cong leader
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Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 19:16
Berhampur: Four persons were on Monday arrested in connection with the murder of advocate and Congress supporter Prakash Sahu of Bikrampur village, police said.

Prakash was allegedly attacked by BJD supporters at Chandipitha, near the village. He succumbed to injuries at MKCG Medical College and Hospital here yesterday, said sub divisional police officer (Chhatrapur) SK Padhy.

Sahu, an aspirant for the Sarapanch candidate for Bikrampur gram panchayat election, was attacked just a day after the Congress supporters held a meeting, where party MLA from Sanakhemundi Ramesh Jena attended.

Goutam Parida, Dhoba Jena, Mitu Pahan and Babula Pahan were arrested from the nearby jungle during a raid.

These four are the prime accused in the murder case, Padhy said.

Most of the males in the village had fled from the village apprehending arrest after which police has been deployed in the village.


First Published: Monday, October 03, 2011, 19:16

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