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Makhunu Bag murder case: Lady constable detained

Bargarh,November 7:  The Ulunda police today arrested the lady constable of Bheden police station  from Bargarh in connection with the Makhunu Bag murder case.

The accused have been identified as Geeta Bhoi including six persons over the murder case .

Geeta was absconding since her alleged complicity in the death of the 54-year old man came to fore a fortnight ago.

According to sources, she will be produced in the court today.

Earlier, constable Pramod Sahu, sub-inspector (SI) Soumya Patra and assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Pitambar Behera were arrested for their alleged involvement in the sensational death of Bag.

Bargarh superintendent of police (SP) Ashish Kumar Singh has already suspended the then Bheden police station officer-in-charge (OIC) Susil Nayak and three others in connection with the case.

It may be mentioned that the then IIC of Bheden police station had called up Makhunu Bag (54) of Dekulaba village on July 17 this year for interrogation in connection with a case Raju, his second son, who was absconding since then. But as Bag did not return to his house for several days, his family members had a frantic search but in vain.


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