Odisha: Parcel Bomb Mastermind Punjilal Meher Hospitalised After Starvation

**Bolangir:** Prime accused of Patnagarh parcel bomb tragedy, Punjilal Meher, was admitted to Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital here today after he fell sick due to prolonged starvation.

According to reports, Punjilal’s health deteriorated as he was on a hunger strike and had been starving himself for last eight days. On February 8, Punjilal had been shifted to Balangir district jail from Patnagarh sub-jail. He was starving himself to oppose this move, said sources.

Punjilal’s shift came immediately after he attempted to flee from Patnagarh sub-jail along with 6 other prisoners on January 24.

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