Mamita Meher’s Murder: Police Recreates Crime Scene

Bhawanipatna: Police recreated the crime scene of the lady teacher Mamita Meher’s murder case at Mahaling in Kalahandi district in the wee hours of Friday.

Prime accused Govind Sahu was escorted by police to the under-construction Mahaling High School Stadium from where Mamita’s body had been recovered.

Mamita Meher (24), the Principal of Sunshine English Medium School in Mahaling of Kalahandi district had been missing since October 8. Her charred body was found buried in the Mahaling High School Stadium on Tuesday (October 19).

Northern Range DIG Deepak Kumar on Wednesday had informed that she was murdered by the prime accused Govind, President of Sunshine School management committee, on October 8 and her body was burned and buried in the stadium on October 9.

As per sources, Govind is the contractor for the construction of the stadium. He had been detained after an FIR was lodged against him by Mamita’s brother Bunty. However, he managed to escape from Titlagarh police barrack on Sunday (October 17).

He was apprehended on Tuesday while he was hiding in a sugarcane field in Budhipadar village under Bangomunda block of Bolangir district. During interrogation, he revealed that he had murdered Mamita fearing an expose of his illicit and extra-marital affair.

The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court, Bangomunda, on Wednesday (October 20) allowed the police to take Govind on a five-day remand.