ROURKELA: The RN Pali police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the double murder mystery with the arrest of the prime accused Nago Oram (56) from Ranchi in Jharkhand.
On Monday last, a man and a woman were found murdered at a house near Hanuman Vatika complex under RN Pali police limits here.
The woman was identified as Chanda Devi (50), Oram’s live-in partner and the man as Habil Toppo (35). Police attributed the murder to illicit relationship between Chanda and Habil. Both of them were attacked with a carpentry hatchet and later their heads were pounded with a heavy object.
RN Pali IIC, RC Dora said Oram and the woman were in live-in relationship and for the last couple of months, they were staying near the Hanuman Vatika complex after shifting from Jharkhand. He said Oram was peeved on learning about her illicit relationship with Habil.
A businessman, Satyanand Sahu was arrested by Brahmani Tarang police here on Friday for allegedly opening fire at his truck driver earlier this week.
Brahmani Tarang IIC, Upendra Pradhan said Sahu’s driver, Naidu Singh had a heated exchange of words with Sahu over monetary dispute on Thursday evening. In a fit of rage, Sahu fired one round at Singh from his licensed gun, but Singh managed to escape unhurt.
The licensed gun and 11 bullets were seized from Sahu.