Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3:

Intensifying its investigation into the much talked about engineering student Ashutosh Mohanty alias Rishi death case, the Twin City Commissionerate Police questioned one more friend of the deceased last night.


According to reports, the investigating officer (IO) recorded his statement under section 161 of CrPC at the Khandagiri police station yesterday.

Statements of more than 14 friends of Rishi have been recorded so far. Besides, the mystery girl said to be Rishi’s girlfriend and her mother have also recorded their statements before police.

Notably, Rishi’s mother Pritirani Mohanty had lodged a fresh complaint with the Khandagiri police on December 18 seeking to expedite probe into her son’s mysterious death. She had asked the police to bring deceased Rishi’s friends, roommates and so called girlfriend within the purview of its investigation.

Also read: Rishi death: Mystery girl denies relationship with him.

Worth mentioning, Opposition parties have been demanding city Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena’s ouster over his alleged link in the murder case.