Attack on Labour Minister’s brother: Injured drive dies at SCB Hospital


Cuttack: The driver of Labour Minister Susanta Singh’s brother Subrat Singh’s vehicle succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital here late on Friday night.

The deceased identified as Dileswar Sahu had sustained severe injuries on his head and other parts of his body.

Earlier on Thursday night, Subrat’s vehicle was attacked by unidentified miscreants near Banabira under Sohela block of Bargarh district in which the driver Sahu, Subrat and two others were injured.

All four of them were rushed to Sohela hospital and later shifted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla. Sahu was further shifted to SCB hospital as his health condition deteriorated.

Police have reportedly arrested three persons in connection with the attack and seized one live bullet, two four-wheelers and a Royal Enfield motorcycle from the spot yesterday.

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