Murder slur on Achyuta Ashram chief

Bhubaneswar: After allegations of sexual harassment, now a murder charge has been levelled against Trahi Achyuta Ashram chief Surendra Mishra alias Sura Baba who is currently in Jharpada jail.

One Pabitra Pradhan today brought allegation that Sura Baba is directly involved in the murder of Pratap Mishra who was working in Baba’s Ashram few years ago.

“Mishra’s body was found near a computer institute which was run by Baba’s son in Rajmahal square area. The previous day Mishra was specially called to the Ashram by Baba and his associates,” Pradhan, who was staying with Mishra said.

In his oral statement to the commissionerate police, he stated that Mishra, before his death had hinted him about some disputes with Baba for some reasons.

“I am sure that Mishra was killed at Baba’s behest,” he stated.

Meanwhile the police said that action would be taken only after a written complaint against the Baba.