5 arrested for threatening Dipu murder case witness in Cuttack

Cuttack: Police on Tuesday arrested as many as five persons for allegedly threatening the witness of a murder case, in which one Dipu was killed in 2016.

As per reports, the arrested persons allegedly threatened to kill Dipu’s father Aditya Mallick asking him to withdraw his name as witness in the case.

The arrested include one Madan Mohan Sahu who is reportedly linked to D-Brothers. All the five have been forwarded to court, informed sources.

Meanwhile, the Cuttack district session judge while hearing the murder case today has recorded Mallick’s statement.

It is alleged that Dipu and one Om were beaten to death by gangster brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalsamant (D-brothers) in Athgarh and their bodies were burnt in a bid to destroy evidence.

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