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Tapan Nayak murder row: Main accused held, hunt on for three others

Cuttack: Commissionerate police have arrested the prime accused in connection with the murder of Tapan Nayak in Jobra area.

Cuttack Additional DCP Trinath Patel said that prime accused Biswaranjan Mohanty alias Happy was arrested yesterday and hunt is on to nab three others.

Police also seized the weapon used in crime from his possession. He confessed to his crime during interrogation, added Patel.

Several criminal cases are pending against Biswaranjan in Bhubaneswar.

Notably, Tapan Nayak of Matia Mangala Sahi in Jobra area had succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday after being attacked by Biswaranjan and his associates with sharp weapon on June 9 night in Jobra area. The incident was a fallout of past enmity over fishing at Jobra barrage.

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