Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 4:
Former Odisha Police DG Sanjeev Marik today filed a civil defamation suit for Rs 50 lakh against former Police IG Anadi Sahu in Bhubaneswar Senior Division Civil Court.
Earlier on Mar 1, Marik had filed a criminal defamation suit against Sahu in Bhubaneswar Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Court for Rs 50 lakh under IPC section – 500, 501 and 502.
Notably, former Cuttack MP and Ex- IG Sahu on February 20 had alleged that Marik has close links with the gangster brothers.
Later on February 23, he further alleged Marik to have pocketed seven crores from arrested brothers. He had also said that Marik’s now transferred stenographer Rabindra Sethi used to take care of his illegal transactions and invest them in various places.
Marik, on the other hand, had demanded evidence of his claim and had threatened to drag the matter to the court as we reported here.