Chandu murdered over extortion, says DCP

Chandu’s family members had earlier alleged that Chandu was killed for opposing narcotics trade at Narayani slum area in the Capital city.

File photo of the deceased and accused

Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police Prateek Singh on Wednesday unravelled the mystery behind murder of P Subrat Rao alias Chandu. Chandu was brutally murdered at a slum area in Bhubaneswar's Unit-8 on September 9.

Holding a press meet, DCP said, “Extortion is the reason behind murder. Police arrested main accused Ranju Nayak and Kanhha in this connection.”