Puri: The Puri Police arrested six persons in connection with the triple murder case at Pattnaikiya Chhak under Satyabadi police station in Puri district, informed Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma on Tuesday.
The police have identified the arrested persons as relatives of the deceased. The arrest was made by Puri police while efforts were on to nab other involved in the brutal crime.
Notably, on July 14, three persons – Purna Behera (45), and his brother Krushna Behera (42), and Panchua Behera (44), a relative, residing at Sadanandapur, were hacked to death by unidentified miscreants near a police check post at Pattnaikiya Chhak under Satyabadi police station on Sunday evening.
As per reports, the murder was the fallout of a past enmity that was prevailing between the deceased and accused over land dispute.