Police takes Mahima on 3-day remand

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Saturday took arrested industrialist Mahima Mishra on a three-day remand from today in connection with the 2013 Cuttack Press Chhak bomb hurling case.

The Cuttack SDJM court on Friday had approved the appeal of police to take him on remand and asked the police to produce him in the court on January 17.

According to reports, three year ago bomb was hurled at one Abhaya Bhaat at Press Chhak over some land dispute. As per the directive from Mishra, one Ganesh Sahoo of CDA area hurled bomb at Bhaat.

On January 4, Ganesh was arrested for his involvement in Press Chhak bomb hurling incident.

On the other hand, the Paradip police have served notice to Mahima’s nephew Chinmaya Mishra and Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) DGM Rabindra Dalei asking them to appear at the police station by Sunday.

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Earlier on Thursday, Court had rejected Mahima’s bail plea, following which he was also shifted to the Choudwar jail from Samagola and was later interrogated by police on Friday.