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Odisha Lady Teacher Murder Case: Govind’s Associate Arrested; 2 Turn Approvers

Balangir: In a major development in the lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case, Balangir Police on Thursday arrested Radheshyam Chandi alias Radhe, the associate of prime accused Govind Sahu and produced him in Bangomunda SDJM court.

On Wednesday, the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court, Bangomunda, allowed police to take Govind on a five-day remand.

Two others, Pushkar Bhoi and Munsi Gupteswar Tandi, have turned witnesses in the case, informed police.

Bhoi and Tandi were detained in connection with the incident. While Bhoi had dug the pit at Mahaling stadium with the help of a JCB, Tandi is a staff of the school.

Also Read: Odisha Schoolteacher Mamita’s Body Was Chopped Into Pieces? The Case Of Missing Mobile Phone

Meanwhile, police inspected the under-construction stadium of Sunshine Model School, Mahaling where Mamita worked as a teacher. Using metal detectors, the police team was searching for Mamita’s mobile phone reportedly thrown by Govind near the site. DIG (Northern Range) Deepak Kumar and Balangir SP Kusalkar Nitin Dagdu were also present at the spot.

Also Read: Odisha: Accused Govind Sahu Took Mamita To Manikeshwari Temple; Know Why

Earlier in the day, a social organisation filed a PIL in Orissa High Court (HC) in seeking a fair probe into the incident by CBI. Bharatiya Bikash Parishad also urged the court to ensure the provision of Rs 50 lakh compensation for the family of the deceased.

Nine parties, including DGP Abhay and the Balangir SP, have been made respondents in the PIL.

OB Bureau

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