Mumbai police arrest two murder accused

Bhubaneswar: Two youths, accused of killing their friend in Navi Mumbai last month, were arrested here on Thursday, police said.

The youths were identified as Ramesh Jena and Srikant Jena, both residents of Kendrapada district, were nabbed from Satya Nagar area in the state capital during a joint raid by police from Mumbai and Bhubaneswar.

The duo faced charges of killing one Papuni alias Shyamsundar Sethi in their rented house in Ulwe Node area under NRI police station in Navi Mumbai on May 31 this year.

Papuni also hailed from Kendrapada district. Both the accused and the victim were working as plumbers in Navi Mumbai for the past six months.

They were produced in a local court here.