Dhenkanal: Odisha police have arrested four persons in connection with the murder of Biju Yuva Janata Dal’s Dhenkanal district president Jashobanta Parida, said SP Santosh Naik today.
Details about the arrets will be informed at a press conference here in the afternoon, the official said.
Notably, Jashobanta Parida was shot dead by unidentified miscreants near Gandhi Mandir here on March 26.
The attackers had hurled bombs at the car in which Parida was travelling on Hospital Road here. After he alighted from the vehicle, they fired multiple rounds of bullets targeting him.
Parida sustained bullet injuries on his head and later succumbed while he was being taken to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack by an ambulance.