Crime

Gift parcel explosion: Victims' family members meet Naveen

Bhubaneswar: The parents of the Patnagarh gift parcel explosion victims met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Tuesday.

Father of deceased software engineer Soumyashekhar Sahu and his wife Reemarani's mother met the Chief Minister seeking his intervention to expedite the probe in the case.

Naveen assured them that the police investigations into the case will be expedited.

However, they refuted the allegations of any love angle behind the case and said the incident might have occurred due to envy or personal vendetta.

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