Contractor’s murder: Main accused held

Kendrapara: The special task force of Odisha Crime Branch today arrested Gayadhar Tarai, main accused in the murder case of contractor Prakash Sethy from Mahanga in the district.

Police sources said Tarai of Rajnagar area in the district will be produced in court today.

In March last year, Sethy was shot dead by two unidentified miscreants at Padmanavpur on Chandikhole – Paradeep Express Highway in Jajpur district.

The incident took place when the victim was travelling on his motorcycle to his native place from Chandikhole along with his friend.

Police sources said the crime was a fallout of previous enmity.