Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jagatsinghpur, Feb 6:

A local court here today rejected the bail plea of Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) chief Mahimananda Mishra aka Mahaima Mishra presently behind bars in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Private Limited (SSPL) General Manager Mahendra Swain.

District and Sessions Judge turned down the bail application moved by the businessman.

Earlier on January 27, the court had granted Mishra to file fresh application after it termed the January 3 application not fresh.

Mishra is presently lodged in Choudwar Circle Jail. Mishra was earlier lodged at Samagol Jail in Jagatsinghpur district after his arrest and was shifted to Choudwar jail on January 12 after his bail plea was rejected by the SDJM Court here.

He was shifted to Choudwar jail for trial in a bomb hurling case dating back to 2013.