By Express News Service
BHUBANESWAR: In a stunning incident, a 45-year-old man was alleged killed for failing to persuadehis brother-in-law to attend a village meet in Khurda district. His relative was later pressured to carry out his final rites in an try and destroy proof and evade arrest.
Police arrested six individuals on this connection on Wednesday and efforts are on to nab two others concerned within the crime.
Sources mentioned a bunch of individuals thrashed Satyabrata Nayak (45) of Abhimanpur village beneath Begunia police limits and confined him in a room on August 1 as he didn’t persuade his brother-in-law Beleswar Nayak, a college trainer, to attend a gathering organised on the rights of the tribals.
Satyabrata, nevertheless, succumbed to his accidents later within the evening. The accuse dpersons then hatched a plan and one in all them arrived on the deceased’s home the subsequent day. He satisfied Satyabrata’s nephew Basant Nayak that he was sick following which the previous accompanied him to the spot in a motorcycle.
When Basant reached the spot, he discovered Satyabrata useless and positioned on a funeral pyre. The accused gang reportedly snatched his cell phone to make sure that he was not capable of inform anybody concerning the incident. They intimidated Basant to carry out the final rites of Satyabrata earlier than releasing him. He returned to his village and lodged a grievance with Begunia police.
Police sources mentioned the prime accused Swapneswar Nayak of Dingar village has filed his nomination for Pipili by-poll as an unbiased candidate. As the by-poll scheduled to be held on May 15, he has been holding conferences within the space.
Swapneswar had requested Satyabrata to ask his brother-in-law Beleswar to attend one in all their conferences. However, Satyabrata didn’t persuade his brother-in-law and knowledgeable him that he was not fascinated about attending the assembly, police mentioned.
Outraged over the denial, Swapneswar and his associates pressured Satyabrata to kneel and so they then took him to 1 Tulu Nayak’s home in Karadagadia village, 20 km away.
“Swapneswar, Tulu and six others had beaten Satyabrata to death. We have registered a case under Sections 201, 302, 363, 364, 379, 506 and 34 of IPC. Six accused persons including Swapneswar, Tulu, Jogeswar Nayak and Baikuntha Nayak have been arrested. Further investigation is on,” mentioned an officer of Begunia police station.