Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today arrested seven persons in connection with the brutal assault on a youth in Unit-IX area here on February 15.
The police also seized three vehicles used by the accused in the crime. Efforts are on by the Saheed Nagar police to nab others involved in the incident, said police.
As per reports, the youth identified as P Akash Dora was assaulted by a group of around six people with sharp edged weapons. Dora with multiple injuries is currently undergoing treatment at a city based private hospital.
Though the motive behind the assault is yet to be ascertained, past enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the incident. “We are going through the CCTV footage of the area to identify the other accused involved in the incident,” said a police official.