Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested the prime accused in 2013 Puri triple murder case, Amit Agarwal, from Indore and produced him before the concerned court here.

It may be mentioned here that Amit, a resident of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, along with his wife Ankita Bansal, 4-year-old son Divyanshu and 7-year-old daughter Vani had booked a room in Jamindar Palace in Puri on December 9, 2013.

On December 14, 2013, his wife and two children were found dead under mysterious circumstances in the hotel. Forensic officials had pointed that all the three deceased were drugged and later strangulated to death.

Amit then had managed to give a slip to the Odisha police after committing the crime and was on the run for the last five years.  Later, the case was later handed over to the CBI.

The Kolkata unit of the central investigating agency was conducting a detailed probe into the incident.

Acting on a tip-off, the CBI officials of Kolkata unit managed to arrest Amit from Indore today.

Official sources said, Amit was working under a contractor in Indore by concealing his real identity.

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