Bhubaneswar, Oct 22: Constable Prasanna Behera was placed under suspension for his alleged link with Hotel South City in Bhubaneswar.
Behera is the president of Havildar and Constable Association of Odisha.
Behera’s name surfaced after the alleged murder of senior journalist Naveen Das’ son Manish Anurag.
Manish was last seen at the bar on the premises of the hotel at Patrapada. The bar was leased to a relative of Behera, according to reports.
Behera was suspended on the basis of an inquiry conducted by an officer in the rank of Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).