2 held for hurling bombs at restaurant in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were arrested today for allegedly hurling bombs at a restaurant in Bapuji Nagar area of Bhubaneswar a few days back.

The accused have been identified as Pradipta Kumar Sahoo alias Star Pintu and Biswaranjan Pati aka Lucky. While Pintu is a history-sheeter having involvement in more than five cases, Lucky is reportedly the son of a police official.

According to sources, the duo had arrived on a motorcycle and hurled bombs at the restaurant, injuring one person following which a case was filed at Capital Police Station.

Preliminary investigation suggested that the duo had previous enmity with the security guard of the restaurant.

Meanwhile, the accused have been forwarded to the court.