Man, son arrested in ZP member murder case

Bonai: Police on Sunday claimed to have cracked the zilla parishad member Dasharath Oram murder case by arresting two- a man and his son in this connection.

The accused father-son duo has been identified as Lakshaman Behera and his son Bibhuti. Both of them were remanded to judicial custody after being produced in court, ASP Radhagovind Panigrahi said.

Oram was found with throat slit near Deogaon area in the district on Friday morning. He was lying on the roadside with multiple wounds on his body.

Locals suspect he would have been killed by miscreants while returning to home alone after attending Ravan Podi celebrations late in the night. Local people and his supporters had resorted to road blockade demanding immediate arrest of the accused.