Salepur Baba arrested, accepts murder allegation

Salepur, September 14: Alok Bisoi alias Anand Atma Baba of Rameswar Hill Ashram at Sahapada in Salepur, who was arrested yesterday in connection with the gruesome murder of a youth was interrogated today.

During interrogation, Atma Baba admitted that he and his two nephews hacked the youth and tried to burn him alive using ghee while he was still injured.

Heavy police deployment has been made in and around the Ashram, which was ransacked and set on fire by the angry mob yesterday. The situation is said to be under control following the arrest of Anand Atma Baba.

The deceased has been identified as Ashok Kumar Patra from nearby Chahadpada village under Salepur block. He was murdered and set on fire. The police recovered his half-burnt body from the Ashram. A four-member scientific team has reached the Ashram to probe the matter.

Sonia Gandhi unwell, rushed to Delhi from Shimla

Shimla: Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi was on Friday rushed back to Delhi after she complained of restlessness late on Thursday night. Senior ...

Anna Hazare To Start Indefinite Hunger Strike For Lokpal Today

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare is set to go on an indefinite hunger strike against the Centre in Delhi today, nearly seven years after his ant...

BrahMos, Supersonic Cruise Missile, Successfully Flight Tested From Pokhran

New Delhi: The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully flight tested from Rajasthan's Pokhran test range this morning. Defence Minister Nir...

2 Army personnel, as many policemen killed as Kupwara encounter continues

Srinagar: Four security forces personnel, including two Army jawans, were today killed in an ongoing encounter in the dense forests of the frontier di...