Police take Sushant Dhala Samant, Ranjita Biswal on 3-day remand


Cuttack: Notorious gangster Sushant Dhala Samant and arrested BJD corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ranjita Biswal, were taken on a three-day remand from today by Sadar police after the JMFC (Rural) court Cuttack granted permission.

The Commissionerate Police had arrested CMC ward no 7 corporator Ranjita on March 7 for her alleged involvement in the firing on contractor Bijay Pal that was orchestrated by Sushant from inside jail.

Both Sushant and Ranjita will be grilled in connection.

It had been alleged that D-brothers had hatched a conspiracy from jail to kill four persons, mostly contractors and ex-members of their gang for which Ranjita had allegedly supplied firearms to one Mrutyunjay Nayak alias Miku who was arrested on March 4 for trying to kill contractor Bijay Kumar Pal of Subhadrapur.

Following Ranjita’s arrest, she was suspended from preliminary membership of BJD.

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