Bhubaneswar: An FIR has been filed against Odisha Stevedores Ltd and six others in the Seaways Shipping manager murder incident. Mahendra Swain, the shipping company manager was sot in broad daylight by unidentified miscreants on Thursday afternoon.
The FIR was filed by Mahendra’s brother today at the Paradip police station. The murder is believed to have been an outcome of business rivalry between Seaways Shipping and other stevedoring companies based on clash regarding unloading of cargo in July, 2015 and earlier this year.
Central Range IG Soumendra Priyadarshi had said that four squads have been formed to nab the culprits. Priyadarshi as well as Paradip SP J N Pankaj, Additional SP Gadadhar Padhani and IIC Subhranhsu Shekhar Nayak had visited the spot of firing and bombing on Wednesday. A scientific team has also reached the spot to support police in the investigation.