Rourkela murder: Locals block road demanding arrest of culprit

Rourkela: The murder of Mohammad Jahid Ansari aka Golden on Tuesday night has sparked off tension in the steel city after locals staged a road blocked today demanding the arrest of the murderers.

The locals burnt tyres on the road creating a logjam in the area. Besides, they also demanded justice for the family members of the deceased.

On being informed about the incident, police officials rushed to the spot and made attempts to pacify the agitating locals and assured that the killers would be soon in police net.

We have started investigation into the matter and the murderer will be arrested soon, said a police official.

Notably at around 10 pm on Tuesday, some car and bike-borne miscreants opened fire at Golden at Nala square causing his death on the spot.

According to sources, Golden was residing in Delhi and got married five days ago.

Though the exact reason behind the murder is yet to ascertained, past enmity is suspected as the main reason behind the crime, the sources added.