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Patrapada murder case : Main accused arrested

Bhubaneswar,July 28 :Commissionerate police arrested Raju Barik , the main accused of contractor Dillip Nayak murder case at Patrapad from Kendrapara area today morning.

Raju, a singer-turned-politician-turned-criminal, was absconding since June 18 after killing Nayak, and the police were not able to nab him even though they had arrested other three accused including Raju's elder brother Jay Barik and Jay's son Sisir Barik.

Earlier on July 16, the Commissionerate Police had moved to the SDJM court here seeking a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against 22 accused and Raju Barik.

Notably, a 35-year-old contractor Dillip Nayak was shot dead by rival Raju's group near a construction site behind the AIIMS Hospital in Patrapada under Khandagiri police station on June 18.

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