Bhubaneswar: In connection with the murder of former Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, the Crime Branch team has intensified the probe under which the team headed by Deputy SP Ramesh Chandra Dora is camping at Brajarajnagar.
He is being assisted by Inspector Jibanananda Jena and Scientific/Ballistic Experts of SFSL Bhubaneswar. During its investigation, the team at Brajarajnagar examined the informant and other eyewitnesses including the other person.
The team visited the spot i.e. Lift and Shifting Office Building near Gandhi Chowk along with the Forensic /Ballistic Experts and seized one empty case and other physical clue material.
The team also seized one 9mm pistol and 3 rounds of live ammunition and a mobile handset of the accused ASI Gopal Krushna Das. The firearms and ammunition will be sent for Ballistic examination and opinion.
Another team headed by DSP Sishir Mishra conducted an investigation at Bhubaneswar including an inquest followed by an autopsy by a team of doctors of Capital Hospital, BBSR after arranging sufficient lighting facility.
Videography of the entire process has also been done. The team at Bhubaneswar also seized the treatment records and wearing apparel (blood-stained clothes) including other biological exhibits. Viscera has been preserved for further chemical examination and opinion, the Crime Branch stated.
“The accused ASI Gopal Krushna Das is under police custody and will be forwarded to the Court for further police remand. Additional DG Crime Branch, Arun Bothra is camping at the spot and personally monitoring and supervising the investigation of the case. The investigation of the case is continuing,” the Crime Branch stated further.