Bomb hurling: Main accused arrested

Cuttack: Police on Monday arrested main accused of the bombing incident at the residence of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera from Hyderabad.

Police said, Seikh Sunil has been arrested and is on transit remand to Bhubaneswar for interrogation.

On August 28, three unidentified miscreants had hurled crude bombs at the house of Behera.

The incident occurred at around 3.30 pm.

The motorcycle borne youths hurled four bombs at the gate of Behera’s house, located close to the Deer Park, and fled, sources said. While the motive behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, police rounded up four persons and interrogated them basing on the footage of close circuit surveillance cameras installed at Behera’s house.

Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora said, on the basis of a complaint lodged by Behera, Commissionerate of Police registered an FIR.