Bomb Hurling in Berhampur: Police detain six today

Puri: Police today detained six persons in connection with the bomb hurling incident that took place near Lanjipalli Chhak in Berhampur on Sunday.

Based on the footage of the CCTV camera installed near the spot, police have detained the six persons and are interrogating them, sources said.

Reportedly, three bike-borne miscreants intercepted a car near the Chhak and hurled three crude bombs on the vehicle.

Four persons were injured and admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital, while one is stated to be critical now. Among the injured, three have been identified as Sushant Bisoi, Gopi Patra and Rajesh Bisoi.

Accused in the murder case of criminal Chicken Rabi alias Rabi Behera in January, 2010, the four were out on bail recently, sources added.

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Sushant had allegedly called Chicken Rabi to his house at Dhepa Sahi street, where the latter was shot down by some of his associates. Chicken Rabi and Sushant were partners and involved in liquor trade but later turned enemies over some issues.

Meanwhile, police along with a scientific team has initiated investigation into the incident. Four live bombs and a bike were also recovered from the crime scene.