10 January 2020
Koraput: Over a month after the alleged suicide of a teacher in the residence of Koraput District Education Officer (DEO), a special squad of Koraput Police arrested the latter from Cuttack on Friday.
Earlier on December 8, the body of Chitta Ranjan Panda, who was on a deputation at the Koraput DEO Pramod Panda's office for around six years, was found hanging in the DEO's official quarter.
Police had recovered a suicide note from the deceased’s pocket in which Chitta had blamed DEO Pramod and other colleagues for choosing suicide over life.
It was after Chitta's family members knocked the doors of police and District Collector, a special squad was formed to investigate the case. Two other persons had been arrested in the case earlier.