Ex Pipili MLA arrested on murder charges

Bhubaneswar: Police on Saturday arrested ex-Congress MLA of Pipili Judhisthir Samantray from the city in connection with Sushant Mishra murder case.

Acting on a tip-off, Puri police, with the help of Commissionerate police, raided an apartment in Damana area here and arrested Samantray

Bhagyalaxmi Samantaray, wife of Judhisthir Samantray said, “Police has arrested my husband on false charges. How can we feel safe without him?”

On the other hand Ritanjali Mishra, mother of Sushant Mishra said, “They are some more people who have hands in the murder of my son. I request police to nab them all, otherwise they will kill me.”

Earlier, police had arrested six persons in connection with the murder case and seized two bikes used in the crime.

Notably on January 4, Sushant was killed by some unidentified assailants near Uttara Square on outskirts of the city.