Bhubaneswar: Constable Prasanna Behera who works with Odisha police has been placed under suspension for an indefinite period.
Behera’s name surfaced after the alleged murder of senior scribe Naveen Das’ son Manish Anurag.
Manish was last seen at a bar on premises of a hotel at Patrapada. The bar was leased to a relative of Behera, according to reports.
Behera was suspended on the basis of an inquiry conducted by an Additional DCP-ranked officer, sources said.
A video showing Behera dancing in the bar, late in the night, when night curfew was in force in Bhubaneswar.
Behera is the president of Havildar and Constable Association of Odisha. On the other hand, the bar at South City hotel has been sealed following the death of Manish on October 10.