18 sentenced to life for murder
District and Sessions judge Manoj Kumar Panda awarded the life term to 18 persons for murdering P. Nilambar of Bairibada village on January 3, 2010 in an explosion. Three other persons were also injured in the attack.
The incident was stated to be a fallout of previous enmity between two groups of the village, according to prosecution. Police had registered cases against 21 persons in the incident. Of them, 18 were arrested and three were still at large.