Cops arrest youth for man’s murder with CCTV footage’s help

Bhubaneswar, July 31: Commissionerate Police on Sunday arrested the accused who
allegedly beat a youth to death and leaving another seriously injured in IRC
Village under Nayapalli police station here late on Saturday evening. 
A team of police officials nabbed Simanchal Jena from
Ganapati Nagar on Sunday evening.
Thanks to the use of CCTV camera installed in house near the
crime spot which recorded the entire mishap which helped police identify the
The CCTV footage shows that a youth comes from behind and
attacks the two youths with a wooden plank while they were walking along the
road near the Sai Rachita Residency, a girls’ hostel around 9.11 pm on
Saturday. After the two fell down on the ground, the assailant mercilessly beat
them and fled the spot.
The deceased was identified as Basant Pradhan of Ganapati
Nagar in the city and the grievously injured as Lambodhara of the same area.
According to locals, they dialed the PCR for help but the
latter reached the spot almost an hour late.
Police rushed them to the Capital Hospital where one of them
was declared dead on arrival. The other youth has been shifted to the SCB
Medical College Hospital in Cuttack in a critical condition.

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