Dhenkanal: The family members have demanded a high-level and impartial probe in the killing of BJP youth activist Salman Rout that took place Saturday. The accused OSAP jawan, Byomkesh Biswal has been kept in two days police remand for interrogation.
Meanwhile, Biswal's family left the village after the enraged villagers set their house on fire. They have raised security questions and demanded a detailed inquiry into the incident and the murder weapon used.
"Investigation into the incident is in progress. Further information about the murder weapon will be revealed only after the interrogation is complete. A case has been registered in the Sadar police station against 34 people for burning the house of the prime accused. We are taking the issue seriously and action will be taken against the people for violating law and order," Dhenkanal SP, Basant Kumar Panigrahi said.