Koraput: A special squad of Koraput police today arrested District Education Officer Pramod Panda from Cuttack in connection with the suicide of a teacher at the former’s residence last month.
It is pertinent to mention here that teacher Chittaranjan Panda was found hanging at the DEO’s residence on December 8. A handwritten note blaming Panda and seven others was recovered from the spot. In the suicide note, he had accused all of them of mentally torturing and blackmailing him in the office.
Chittaranjan was working as a science teacher in Chikambo High School under Dasmantpur block and was on deputation to Koraput DEO for five years.