Himadari has criminal antecedents: CB

Cuttack: The Crime Branch of Odisha police today said Astarang quadruple murder accused Himadri Das alias Rahim has criminal antecedents.

“He (Himadri) is behaving like a habitual offender,” an official said requesting anonymity.

Notably, the four-day remand of Himadri and his wife, accused in the murder of Dinabandhu Mallick and his family members began today.

Yesterday the Nimapada JMFC allowed the CB to take the arrested couple on four-day remand for further questioning in connection with the murder.

According to sources, the CB sleuths took the arrested couple to the spot before producing them in the court.

The couple was arrested on Friday in connection with the September 21 murder of Mallick and three of his family members including his two minor daughters at Astarang in Puri district.