Pujari lambasted the probe agency for being hand in gloves with the government to protect the mastermind and called the chargesheet a ‘waste paper.’
In order to succeed in his plan, he had also visited Samaleswari Temple, Sambalpur with his brother and observed his mundane and took oath to kill Naba Das anyhow in near future.
“It is therefore submitted that the case is kept open for further investigation and follow-up action as per provision 73(8) CrPC,” reads the chargesheet accessed by OTV.
Opposition Chief Whip, Mohan Majhi said that "In the Crime Branch chargesheet, there is no mention of the bullet and whether it was the same which was fired from the gun of Gopal Das or it was some other bullet that hit Naba Das
The accused has been charged under Sections 307, 302 and 27 (1) of the Arms Act.
Launching a broadside on the ruling BJD, the BJP on Saturday raised questions over the snail-pace Crime Branch probe into the sensational killing of the top BJD leader and accused the probing agency of trying to prove that the prime accused Gopal Das is 'mentally unstable'.
As per the notification issued by the ECI, the filing of nomination papers by the candidates will begin today (April 13) and the last date for the same is 20 April 2023.
Launching a broadside on the conch party, Odisha BJP general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan said the ruling BJD has proved the claims of involvement of its leader in the murder of Das by dropping Singh from the team formed for the bypoll management.
Replying to the discussion on demand of grants for the Home and General Administration Departments, he said: "The investigation is still under progress and within the time frame given by law for filing of charge sheet, the same would be done."
To a question by the Congress leader regarding the awards and number of cases investigated by Gopal Das, the MoS Home stated that the dismissed cop had performed normal duty as well as law and order duty which was assigned to him from time to time by his superiors.
A scuffle was also reported between the Chhatra Congress activists and the police present at the spot. The activists later hurled tomatoes at Sushant Singh’s residence.
The issue was raked up by the Congress and then taken forward by the BJP in the Assembly during the Zero Hour on Monday.
Charvi’s statements have certainly warmed up the ongoing debate over Dipali’s entry into active politics after her father’s demise.
The Odisha Assembly Speaker initially had adjourned the proceedings till 11:30 am and later till 4 pm due to the ruckus by Opposition members.
The senior BJP leader further said that the motive of the crime is always important and until it is not found, justice will not be delivered.
On the other hand, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today stated that till now it is not known why the Odisha Health Minister Naba Das was murdered and there is suspicion over Crime Branch.
Senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra said, “He (Gopal Das) along with his niece was going to Naba babu, seeking help to get a job. It can’t be denied that during their visits something wrong might have happened."
Leader of Opposition (LoP) and senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra has again trained his guns at the ruling BJD and alleged, “The person who had given 'Supari' to Gopal Das to eliminate the minister had also assured that no action will be taken against him.”
A State government-constituted medical board comprising four experts from the SCB Medical College and Hospital had submitted its report about Gopal’s mental health on February 5.
He will offer floral tributes to his father and the legendary Biju Patnaik at the Biju Patnaik Park and also join the inauguration ceremony of the iconic Dakota, the plane of Biju Babu.