Odisha: Ramesh Jena to be shifted to Chhatrapur Jail on security reasons


Ramesh Jena to be shifted to Chhatrapur Jail. Ganjam Collector orders shifting of Ramesh Jena to Chhatrapur jail, corporator Ranjit Nayak to Digapahandi on security reasons. It should be noted that nearly 30 cases have been registered against Jena till date in different police stations in Berhampur. Police said Jena was involved in extortion from gutka and liquor traders, sand contractors and realtors in Ganjam and other districts.

It should be noted that Ramesh Jena was arrested in connection with a bomb hurling incident at the house of a corporator of Berhampur Municipality on February 29. Ramesh with several criminal antecedents was also nabbed from Bhubaneswar by Commissionerate Police on February 11, 2011. Jena has reportedly confessed during interrogation that money earned by him through extortion and tender fixing have been invested in in real estate, sand quarry business and gutkha business 

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