Firing at contractor: Susant, Ranjita sent on police remand

Gangster Sushant Dhal Samant and BJD Corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ranjita Biswal were sent on three-day police remand in connection with the recent firing case at Subhadrapur under Cuttack Sadar police limits.

Published: 14th March 2018 03:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2018 03:53 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CUTTACK: Gangster Sushant Dhal Samant and BJD Corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ranjita Biswal were sent on three-day police remand in connection with the recent firing case at Subhadrapur under Cuttack Sadar police limits.

The court of Judicial Magistrate First Class, (JMFC), Cuttack (Rural) on Tuesday granted the permission to Commissionerate Police, who had filed a plea on March 9 seeking permission to take the two accused on remand for investigation into the firing on contractor Bijan Pal.

Following the court’s permission, Cuttack Sadar police has taken Susant and Ranjita and will be grilling them in the case, said a senior police officer.On March 7, Ranjita was arrested on the charges of supplying firearms to one Mrutyunjay Nayak alias Miku, who was arrested on March 4.

Acting on the direction Sushant, Nayak had opened fire at Bal with an attempt to kill him on February 23.
Police had seized three imported pistols and 55 rounds of ammunition from Nayak, who had during investigation confessed to have received the same from Ranjita through one Sarat Behera alias Kuna of Mansinghpatna.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.