Athagarh: A groom was arrested by Athagarh police while he was on his way to a temple for the wedding. The man, identified as Prakash Swain is a co-accused in a murder case.
Swain and five others have been charged with the murder of one Mahendra Pradhan of Rasarasikapur here. He was killed on February 7, 2018 near a brick kiln at Bishnupur area.
“While three accused were arrested earlier, Swain and two others were absconding. We were tipped about his movement in the town following which a team was dispatched to nab him,” a senior police official said.