STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Two more aides of D-brothers held

Published: 08th October 2016 02:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th October 2016 03:56 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police on Thursday night arrested two associates of Dhal Samanta brothers near Biribati on Cuttack-Paradeep road. The duo was identified as Dipti Ranjan Das alias Bituni (26) of Chandura and Subhasis Swain alias Tapu (37) of Thakur Patana in Jagatsinghpur district.  Both Bituni and Tapu were sharp-shooters working for Bharat Bhushan Swain, a close associate of the dreaded Dhal Samanta brothers.

The duo was working as Bharat's bodyguard and involved in tender fixing, extortion and supply of arms and ammunition."The two were detained during picketing conducted by the city police on the eve of Durga Puja," said Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora. Both were active in Drainage Division office and Rural Development office at Nayabazar, Roads and Building office in Cuttack, Drainage and Barrage Divisional offices at Gandarpur.  
They used to threaten contractors at gunpoint to remain absent during bidding process for tenders.
While Tapu is an accused in a criminal case, Bituni is charged in three cases of extortion by Chauliaganj police, Arora added.


The accused were booked under Sections 387, 120 (B), 34 and Section 27 of the Arms Act and produced in SDJM's court which remanded them in judicial custody.



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.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp