Khurda: The miscreants who killed a medicine shop owner and left a senior doctor battling with life, are still on the run. While Khurda police have set up four teams to nab the criminals who shot Krushan Chandra Sahu dead, SP Ajay Pratap Swain said contract killers were hired to attack Dr Manas Das.
“We have got significant leads which indicate that supari killers were hired to eliminate the doctor. The pharmaceutical shop owner was killed as he resisted the assailants,” Swain said. Meanwhile, Dr Das, a retired government doctor is still fighitng for life at a private hospital.
Four teams headed by two Additional SPs and two senior DSPs have been formed to nab the accused. While the first team has been sent to Bhubaneswar to examine the injured doctor’s relatives to ascertain the motive behind the attack, the second was team sent to Nayagarh to identify the accused.
As per the CCTV footage, a masked-man came to the doctor’s clinic at about 6.20 pm on Sunday. He removed his shoes and went inside where two persons, a child and Krushna were present. The man went to the chamber of Dr Das and fired at him. While returning, he shot at Krushna as he confronted him.