Puri, Jan 2: Kumbharapada police has arrested three accused in connection with Biki Nayak’s murder case on Sunday.
The arrestees have been identified as Rakesh Mohapatra, Rajesh Mohapatra and Purna Chandra Behera, the trio from Puri Town.
According to police, the trio had hacked Biki with sharp swords over the previous enmity, while he was leaving for his shop in the morning. Following which Biki was critically injured. Locals rescued him from a pool of blood and carried him to the hospital. However, he had died before reaching the hospital.
Interrogation to the kingpin and the aides is going on to ascertain the specific cause behind the case, said police.