Berhampur: Around six persons have been arrested in connection with the bomb hurling on a betel shop and brutal attack on two persons at First Gate under the Bada Bazaar police station on Saturday night.
Police said due to the assault a betel shop owner Upendra Behera and one Santosh Patra sustained critical injuries and were rushed to the MKCG Medical College Hospital. But Upendra succumbed to the injuries at the hospital.
The miscreants had fled from the spot but after a relative of the deceased filed a complaint, the Bada Bazaar police swung into action and arrested six persons involved in the incident. The arrestees have been identified as Sunil Gauda, Deepak Singh, Papun Mohanty, Lacky Jena, Anil Reddy and Rabindra Mahakuda.