Berhampur: Berhampur police on Saturday registered one more case of land grab against former Sanakhemundi Congress MLA Ramesh Jena.
Talking to media persons, Berhampur SP Ashish Singh said the police has registered a new case (No 54/16) relating to a land garb.
“Along with Ramesh Jena, police has registered cases against R Murali Mohan, corporator of Berhampur Municipal Corporation and Buna Sahu, one of the closest associates of Jena on the charge of forcible acquisition of a piece of land in Nimakhandi area on the outskirts of Berhampur,” Singh said.
He said with this new case, police has so far registered 14 cases against Jena.
He also informed that the police has appealed to the court to take the former Congress MLA on seven-day remand for interrogation in connection with illegal arms trade and land grab cases registered in the Sadar police station.
Stating that police has arrested 10 anti-socials from Berhampur and Ganjam police districts, Singh said police has sealed a country liquor unit at Bhabinipur in Berhmpur in the name of Arakhita Jena, the father of Ramesh Jena, as the unit was running without a valid license.