Bhubaneswar: Crime Branch DSP Pramod Rath has been given the charge to probe the BJP Khurda Mandal president Manguli Jena murder case, informed DGP (in-charge) BK Sharma on Tuesday.
Talking to the media, Sharma today stated that the probe into the murder of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader will be undertaken by the Crime Branch DSP Rath under the supervision of IG Arun Bothra.
This apart, the Crime Branch team will also be supported by a team of Cyber branch for the investigation into the matter.
It may be mentioned here that, Jena was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified miscreants near his party office on Sunday night.
Earlier, a team consisting of Crime Branch sleuths including an inspector and a scientific team was formed to investigate the matter.