Report;Manoj Kanta Dash,Odishabarta
Berhampur/Ganjam,29/05/19:The Berhampur police have issued a lookout circular against seven persons allegedly involved in the murder of Congress’ Aska MLA candidate Manoj Jena.
The lookout notice has been issued to prevent the seven accused from fleeing from the State while investigation into the incident is underway. Besides, the cops have also asked bank authorities to seize the accounts of all accused.
The Berhampur and Brahmapur police have formed three special teams for the investigation. On May 22 evening, four bike-borne miscreants had opened fire at Manoj and fled the spot. Manoj was later admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here for treatment. However, he was declared dead on May 24.
Earlier, police had rounded up 12 persons, including seven from Aska, three from Bhanjanagar and two from Bhubaneswar, for interrogation.
“A particular gang of Aska area is involved in the murder. Police would soon crack the case and arrest the culprits, other hand for some more tips police avoids to disclose due to the reason for hamper of further course of action. However “we have got some bank accounts of miscreants and some clues and identified some persons very soon the screen of the plot about to open before the media said a top police officials.
According to Addl SP,Berhampur Mr Prabhat Routray he said, Police has made substantial headway in the investigation of brutal murder of Manoj Jena INC candidate from Aska on 22nd May.FIR has been registered against 7 accused including the conspirator under the different sections of IPC.Till date all relevant evidence has been collected. Specials team has been formed to arrest the accused based on credible evidence after identification. As the accused have absconded, “Look Out Circular” has been issued against the seven accused and the bank account s has been freeze, As the accused are evading police their arrest may take some time but the Berhampur Police is committed to crack the case and arrest the accused as soon as possible.