Three held for stabbing Sambalpur Jail Superintendent

Four days after the stabbing of the Superintendent of Sambalpur Jail, the Dhanupali police today arrested three accused.

The arrested have been identified as Ajay Singh alias Badamundia, Krushna Chandra Majhi alias Raja and Nilakantha Nanda alias Daktar.

Giving details to the media persons, IIC of Dhanupali Police Station Prakash James Toppo, the three accused, who have criminal antecedents, had planned to kill Sambalpur Jail Superintendent Brahmananda Sahu as per the instruction of Sonu Ghosh and Sujit Karna, the two murder accused, who are presently lodged in Sambalpur Jail.

He said the plan to kill Sahu was hatched while Ajay Singh was in the jail. “Before the release of Ajay from the jail, Sonu and Sujit had promised him that they would give him and his associates Rs 10,000 and a mobile phone each after they kill the Jail Superintendent and the Jail Warder,” the IIC informed.

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