Venkata Rao Murder Case: Mastermind Arrested By Commissionerate Police

Bhubaneswar: After almost two months, police have succeeded in arresting the mastermind behind the murder of Venkata Rao, a resident of Station Bazaar area in Bhubaneswar.

The accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar Pandey who hails from Uttar Pradesh. As per reports, Pandey has confessed that he killed Rao for Rs 37,000.

Though police had launched a manhunt, it managed to nab Pandey only on Monday. “The accused tried to rob the money but when the victim resisted, Pandey killed him,” informed Police Commissioner, Sudhansu Sarangi.

He further said that it’s quite difficult to nab such inter-state criminals but with the coordination and support of GRP and RPF personnel, Pandey was arrested.