Bhubaneswar: Intensifying the probe in double murder of a woman and her child by former Odisha MLA Anup Sai, Chhattisgarh police last night arrested the lawmaker’s driver in connection with the same.
The held driver has been identified as Bardhan Tappo.
Sai was taken into custody by Chhattisgarh Police from his rented house located in Bagarachaka village under Rajpur, say reports.
Notably, informing on former MLA’s confession to the crime yesterday Raipur SP had said to Kalingatv in an Exclusive Interview, “Sai was in a live-in relationship with Kalpana Das (32) who was a divorcee and had a 14-year-old daughter from previous marriage. Sai had purchased a flat for Kalpana in Sundarpada area here, where they lived in between 2011-2016.”
“While staying together for years, the victim asked Anup to marry her but he kept dodging her request citing that he was already married. Later, he plotted to kill her. On May 7, 2016, he used a blunt weapon to kill both and later vehicle made to run over the victims,” the SP had added.