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Hirakud mishap: Owner, second boat driver arrested


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sambalpur, Feb 15:Sambalpur Boat Tragedy

Police today arrested two more persons in connection with the Hirakud boat tragedy which claimed 31 lives on February 9.

The arrested persons have been identified as Anjan Parua, one of the drivers of the ill-fated motorboat, and Satyananda Pandey alias Satia (40), owner of the motorboat who had been absconding since the occurrence of the mishap.

Earlier on Wednesday, police had arrested Akshaya Rana, the other driver of the motor boat.

The police had registered a case against the three arrested persons under section 280,282, 304 (A) soon after the incident.


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