Cuttack: Ranjita Biswal, BJD corporator of ward no. 7 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation, has been arrested over her alleged links with arrested gangster D-brothers, informed Cuttack DCP Akhilesvar Singh.
Twin City Commissionerate Police had earlier grilled Biswal in 2016 for her alleged links with the D-brothers.
“A person identified as Niku was arrested in connection with a firing case registered by the Sadar police station. During interrogation Niku confessed before police that the corporator had supplied weapon of offense. Biswal was arrested on the basis of revelations by Niku,” the police official said.
Notably, she was the joint secretary of Cuttack Nagar Yuvak Sangh, a now-dissolved organisation floated by the gangster brothers.
Meanwhile, she has been suspended from the primary membership of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for her links with unsocial elements, informed Cuttack BJD.