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Odisha: Capital City Police Forms Special Team To Nab Murder Accused

08 November 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: Urban Police District (UPD) Bhubaneswar has set up a special team to nab the accused persons involved in the murder of a youth named Anil Jena of Sarkantara under Khandagiri Police limits.

Jena died of bullet injuries he sustained after two to three bike-borne youth fired at him on Thursday evening. Jena's father Abhimanyu was also shot by them and he is recuperating at the hospital.

DCP Anup Sahoo said that three persons involved have been identified and a search is on to nab them. "The prime accused Bapi was facing murder charges and was jailed in the recent past. He was out on bail," Sahoo said.

The exact motive behind the crime can be ascertained only after examining the eye-witnesses and locals. However, our focus is on apprehending the accused in this case. 

Police have been deployed in Sarakantara area following the shootout in which Anil was killed. "We will ensure that no untoward incident takes place in the area," the DCP added.

Anup Sahoo, DCP, Bhubaneswar