Odishatv Bureau

Keonjhar: The Odisha police today gave a guard of honour to the slain IIC DillipSahu who was shot dead by a dacoit gang in Keonjhar dist. Minister Badri Narayan Patra along with senior police officers were present during the guard of honor. Later, his body was taken to his paternal village Dumal in Kalahandi district for last rites.

According to sources DillipSahu, IIC of Ghatagaon Police station, came under attack while he was following a dacoit gang yesterday, The gang attacked the officer and Sahu died on the spot.

CM Naveen Patnaik expressed deep condolence over the death of an officer on duty. Praising the courage of the police inspector, the CM declared an ex-gratia of Rs 8 lakh to the family and a job to the kin of the slain officer.

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