Bolangir: As many as six persons have been arrested by the police for their alleged complicity in the murder of a mason in Bolangir.
The arrested accused persons have been identified as Haidar Ali, Samuel Shaikh, Wasim Sheikh, Raju Sheikh, and Wahidulla Sheikh.
According to available information, the mason was staying with his five other acquaintances at a rented accommodation in Sarobarpada area.
Reportedly, the incident took place on Friday when one Haider Ali attacked Bani with a wooden plank killing him on the spot. Later, with the help of five other mates, Haider disposed of Bani’s body in a nearby drain by throwing it from the terrace in order to disguise the death.
“All the accused were arrested and have been forwarded to court today”, said SDPO Srimanta Barik.