Home guard death in Odisha’s Jagatpur: Murder was plotted, says CP

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Jun 14:

The murder of home guard Kirti Ranjan Masanta, who was shot dead at Paschimakachha village in Jagatpur area of Odisha’s Cuttack district yesterday, was plotted. This was informed by Twin City Commissioner of Police (CP) Y.B. Khurania today.

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Khurania and Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora today went to the spot of incident for inspection. The two police officials also met the family members of the deceased, sources said.

“The incident is being investigated from all possible angles. Postmortem report is awaited,” said Khurania.

Notably, Masanta was shot dead by unidentified miscreants and found lying dead with bullet injury in his head at Satabdi river bed here yesterday morning. A pistol was seized from the spot, which was apparently used to kill him.

Police are yet to arrest anyone in the incident.

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