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13 January 2020


Mayurbhanj: The mystery behind the death of one Tika Nayak at Bara Jamda village under Bisoi police limits of Mayurbhanj district was unravelled with the arrest of his murderer on Monday.

Reportedly, the accused Pandu Nayak, son of Krushna Nayak of the village, suspected Tika to be practicing sorcery and held him responsible for murdering his father, who had died a year back.

He was in wait of a chance to take his revenge and finally killed Tika on the evening of January 11. During police interrogation he revealed that his friend Bikash Sethi helped him in executing the crime.

Police seized the murder weapon and other evidence from Pandu's possession and forwarded him to court today.