Odisha: Prime accused of sweet stall owner murder surrenders

Bhubaneswar: The prime accused in sweet stall owner murder case surrendered before the Bhubaneswar Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Court today afternoon.

A police official said the prime accused of the murder, Raj Kumar Behera surrendered before the court fearing a police encounter. Preliminary investigation shows Raj Kumar was the conspirator behind the murder.

Police will pray before the court to take him on remand for questioning, the cop added.

On October 4, two bike borne miscreants armed with a sharp weapon chased the sweet stall owner, Prabhakar Sahu alias Jambu, and hacked him to death near Samantarapur Chhak in broad day light.

Demanding immediate arrest of the accused, locals staged a road blockade on Samantarapur-Puri road disrupting vehicular movement.

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