Puri: The Kumbharpada police have arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in attacking Bhabani Prasad Sahu, Personal Assistant (PA) of Odisha Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty, in Puri town earlier this month.
The accused have been identified as Sambit Barik (20) alias Pinku, Ranjit Sahoo (21) alias Ranji, Rajesh Baral (23) alias Chaini and Ganesh Mohanty (22) alias Gani, all hailing from Puri district. They have been forwarded to court.
It may be recalled here that Sahu was grievously injured in an attack by miscreants near Khakimatha Nuasahi in Puri town on March 12.
The incident had taken place around 11.30 pm when Sahu was returning home along with his friend on a two-wheeler. The miscreants intercepted the vehicle and attacked the duo with sword and other sharp weapons.