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Patnagarh wedding gift blast: Odisha CB files final chargesheet against Punjilal  

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Patnagarh: The Odisha Crime Branch (CB) today submitted 376-page final chargesheet against Patnagarh wedding gift blast mastermind Punjilal Meher at Patnagarh SDJM Court in Bolangir district.

Sources said the investigating agency has collected several evidences, including scientific and forensic evidences, against Punjilal, who is currently lodged at Patnagarh Sub-Jail.  There are 76 witnesses in this case. The chargesheet that was filed in nine separate sealed envelopes states that two courier companies know the mastermind.

Notably, the CB had arrested Punjilal on April 25 last year for conspiring and executing the Patnagarh wedding gift blast on February 23, 2018 .While newly-married Soumya Sekhar Sahu and his grandmother were killed, the former’s Reema Rani sustained seriously injuries in the explosion. Punjilal has been charged under Sections 302 and 307 of IPC besides Explosive Offences Act.