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Two more arrested in Odisha doctor couple murder case


Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Bhubaneswar, Dec 24:

With the arrest of two more accused persons today in the ghastly doctor couple murder case in the Odisha capital, Commissionerate Police has arrested all the accused in the case.


“In the Dr Prafulla Mishra and Dr Sushma Mishra murder case police had arrested three of the accused persons earlier and has arrested two of the remaining accused in the case today. Acting on a tip off police traced the couple’s maid servant Tikina at Vijayawada. Both Tikina and her husband Jawan Nayak have been arrested here today though they were traced from Vijayawada. They are being interrogated and will be produced in the court tomorrow. If required will decide to take them on remand tomorrow,” said R P Sharma, Police Commissioner briefing newsmen here today.

Cash to the tune of Rs 1,060 and two gold bangles have been seized from them, Sharma added.

“All culprits in the case have been arrested. Further investigations are on. We have already sent the physical evidence to the Forensic Science Laboratory for examination,” said Sharma.

Explaining on the details about the movement of the culprits after the crime was committed the Police Commissioner said: “All the culprits by switching different auto-rickshaws reached Icchapuram in Andhra Pradesh. There they divided among themselves the looted booty of about Rs 24,000 in cash, imitation and gold jewelry. After that Tikina and her husband Jawan left for Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. The remaining three accused left for Hyderabad and from there one of the accused left for Coimbatore and the other two Munna and his wife came to Bhubaneswar.”

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Commissionerate Police had arrested Kishore Behera alias Timpa, Mohammad Kamal Khan alias Munna and Munna’s wife Nini on Saturday. The other two accused in the crime Tikina and her husband Jawan are absconding.

While police had arrested Timpa from a dhaba (roadside eatery) at Gopalpur on Friday, Munna and Nini were arrested from Tangi-Choudwar area.

The doctor couple was murdered by the accused persons on November 15 at their Sailashree Vihar residence.