Balangir, Oct 20: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) calls for a 12-hour Balangir bandh tomorrow over the death case of lady teacher Mamita Meher.
Seeking justice for Mamita’s family, BJP has demanded a CBI probe in the matter. Besides, the party has also demanded the resignation of the Minister of State (MoS) for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra.
All shops and commercial establishments will remain closed during the bandh. Besides, vehicles will remain off the road. However, all essential services including medical and health services, media, and examinees will be exempted from the purview of the bandh.
During the police interrogation, Govind Sahu, the prime suspect in the missing lady teacher case, has reportedly confessed his involvement in her death. The police have also detained three other persons including Govind’s associate Radhe, JCB driver, and the stadium clerk in this connection.
“The prime accused Govind Sahu has been forwared to the Bangomunda SDJM court. The investigation is going on and further details will be given soon in this regard”, said a police official.
Mamita Meher, a teacher of Sunshine English Medium School in Mahaling of Kalahandi district had been missing for 11 days. The police found a decomposed body buried in the ground of the school stadium yesterday. The body has been sent to the laboratory for DNA test. Family members also confirmed to the police that the gold chain, anklet and bag found from the spot belonged to Mamita.