Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, June 3:

As part of the investigation process in the pulses trader Farooq murder case, Odisha police today conducted a test identification (TI) parade in the Choudwar Circle Jail here.

Pic: Wife of deceased pulses trader
Pic: Wife of deceased pulses trader

According to sources, the investigators took the eyewitnesses to the jail to identify those involved in the crime.

The eyewitnesses identified one of them, sources added.

Earlier in February this year, Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court here had granted permission to Twin City Commissionerate police for re-investigation into the murder of Mohammad Farooq alias Mohammed Farook Tayeb who as shot dead in his shop at Malgodown area here in November, 2004.

Notably, the kin of the deceased had knocked on doors of Commissionerate Police seeking reinvestigation in the case.

It may be recalled that Farooq, a pulses wholesaler was shot dead in broad daylight by three motorcycle-borne miscreants who had indiscriminately opened fired at him. The criminals pumped five bullets killing him on the spot.

The deceased trader’s wife Ishrat Jahaan had approached the Commissionerate police and filed a fresh complaint against Dhalsamanta brothers for their alleged involvement in her husband’s murder.