BHUBANESWAR: A 31-year-old man involved in a murder case at Raipur surrendered before Khandagiri police here on Wednesday. The man identified as Praveen Soni was hiding in the City after committing a murder on October 14 at Khamtarai area of Raipur.
According to Raipur police, Soni’s son was injured in an accident caused by one Ravindra Acharya. After the incident, when Acharya went to Soni’s house to apologise, the latter stabbed him with a knife. Acharya was rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed. Soon after the incident, Soni fled from Raipur in a taxi and came to Puri, IIC Khamtari Yogita Kharpade said.
Soni stayed at Puri for a few weeks and then came to the Capital City. On Wednesday, he surrendered before the police and confessed his crime, IIC Khandagiri Sarat Sahoo said.
Chhattisgarh Police has sent a team which will be arriving in the City on Thursday morning. They will secure the custody of Soni and produce him in a local court seeking his transit remand following which he will be taken to Raipur, Sahoo added.