Odisha: Police SI killed during vehicle checking

Baripada: A sub-inspector of Baripada Town Police Station was killed after being hit by a speeding motorcycle during vehicle checking here in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district last night.

The deceased cop has been identified as Dayanidhi Das.

According to reports, a biker rammed his two-wheeler into Das at around 9 PM last night when the latter was intercepting the speeding bike near the North Odisha University here during a routine vehicle check for drunken driving.

Das, who sustained critical injury in the incident, was rushed to the Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital here. He died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Meanwhile, Baripada Town Police detained two youths- the biker and pillion rider- in this connection. However, the police have not revealed the identity of the accused when the news was filed.

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