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Berhampur: Biju Janata Dal on Tuesday demanded the arrest of Odisha BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra alleging his link with the murder of Chhatrapur Councilor Laxmidutta Pradhan.
Hundreds of BJD activists under the leadership of Berhampur MLA Ramesh Chandra Chyau Patnaik and Chhatrapur MLA Priyanshu Pradhan gheraoed the office of D.I.G. (Southern Range) to press their demand. Later, a party delegate met the D.I.G. and submitted a memorandum seeking the BJP leader’s immediate arrest.
The state ruling party’s demand came in the wake of the Call Details Record (CDR), which revealed that the saffron party leader was in conversation with Krushna Chandra Nayak, one of the two conspirators arrested in connection with the killing of Chhatrapur Councilor.
They alleged that the BJP spokesperson had helped Nayak and other conspirator Duryodhan Reddy to flee the state soon after the murder of Laxmidutta Pradhan.