Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jagatsinghpur, Nov 4:

Jagatsinghpur police have issued look out circular (LOC) against Odisha industrialist Mahimananda Mishra, Managing Director of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) in connection with the murder of Mahendra Kumar Swain alias Babuli, the General Manager of Seaways Group.


Look out circulars have been issued against Mahimananda Mishra and others named in the FIR pertaining to Mahendra Kumar Swain’s murder, informed Jay Narayan Pankaj, Jagatsinghpur SP adding that the LOC were issued on October 28.

It may be recalled here that on October 26 shots were fired at Swain near Ambedkar Bhawan at Madhuban Colony in Paradip. Two miscreants had hurled crude hand bombs at the SUV in which Swain was travelling. While Swain was fleeing to save himself after alighting from the vehicle, miscreants fired two rounds at him leading to his death.

Notably, Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship Agents Association (MANSA) had on Wednesday in a letter drew the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Shipping and Law Ministries to the presence of mafia elements in Paradip Port who needed to be booked.