Two more held for BJD leader murder

Last Updated: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 18:29

Berhampur (Odisha): Two more persons were
arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of a local BJD
leader in Ganjam district last month, the police said.

Satrughna Swain and Ranjan Swain of Haripur were
arrested in a joint raid by Badagada police and Crime Branch
sleuths from different places for their involvement in the
murder of Congress Nayak.

Satrughna, one of the main accused in the incident,
was nabbed from Taptapani, while Ranjan was arrested from
Balugaon when he was trying to flee to Asnasol in West
Bengal, the sources said.

Nayak was murdered at Haripur village in Badagada
police station on February 5 during a violence before the
panchayat polls.

With arrest of these two, total number of arrests in
this case rose to five.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 18:29
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