Cuttack: Notorious criminal Tito was behind the firing on Tahir Ali, brother of suspected Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) operative Abdur Rehman, on March 29 last month near Jagatpur, the Commissionerate Police revealed today.
During investigation, we have identified 8 accused involved in the case and they were working for Tito gang, Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh informed.
The police managed to arrest six persons initially in connection with the firing and during interrogation they revealed names of two accused, Kala Babu and Alekh Routray, the DCP added.
Both were nabbed after an encounter in Chauliaganj last night. The accused had attacked Tahir over a tender dispute of around Rs 13 lakh, Singh informed adding that further probe into the matter is on.
Anyone who is found involved in the incident will be arrested during further investigation, the DCP concluded.