01 April 2019
Bolangir: While the police is yet to nab the prime accused in the Puintala BDO Saroj Mishra's kidnapping case, the CCTV footage of the entire episode has come to the fore. The video captured by the CCTV installed in Mishra's chamber and BDO office premises, corroborated the involvement six to eight persons in the crime.
The footage shows the miscreants barging into the BDO's chamber, locking the room and then threatening him. The group then forces Mishra out of the room. A second clip shows the premises of the BDO office where two vehicles are parked. It is one of these vehicles, a scorpio which is used by the gang in Mishra's abduction.
The Bolangir police on Sunday arrested three persons for their alleged connection with the abduction. They have been identified as Manoranjan Karmi, Manoranjan Negi, and Meghanad Pradhan. The SUV used in the kidnapping has also been seized. Santosh Gurandi, prime accused in the case is still on the run.