Bhubaneswar, Oct 8: One of the accused in the murder case of a sweet stall owner in full public view at Samanatrapur on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Sunday today surrendered before a local court here.
The accused Rajkumar Behera has been absconding after hacking the victim Jambu Sahoo over business rivalry. Two miscreants had chased and hacked Sahoo to death while locals stood as a mute spectator.
Sources said that police will take the accused under remand for further investigation into the crime.
CCTV footage of the area showed the victim running for his life when one of the miscreants armed with a sharp weapon chasing him on the road. Locals had staged a rood blockade following the brutal murder.