Three persons died in an accident at Ukuchabeda on Naranpur-Duburi express highway on Thursday morning.
Sources said, two artistes of Konark Gananatya Prashanta Kumar Das (40) and Gadadhar Rout (50) were on their way to Duburi on a motorcycle when a tractor rammed them killing the two on the spot. The identity of the deceased tractor driver is yet to be ascertained. While Das belongs to Jagatsinghpur, Gada was a native of Haripur in Jajpur district, said Baleswar Gidhi, OIC of Pandapada.
Former RTO Booked
Sambalpur: The Vigilance on Thursday registered a criminal case against former RTO of Sambalpur Ramesh Chandra Sai for possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sai presently works as Project Director, DRDA, in Kandhamal district. He has disproportionate assets worth Rs 23,02,205.