Bhubaneswar: In a fresh development in the sensational Mahanga double murder in Januray this year, the prime accused in the case, Prafulla Biswal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Govindpur area at Tangi in Cuttack district on Saturday morning.
It is suspected that Biswal, who was absconding following the brutal killings was run over by a speeding vehicle late Friday night.
However, neither Biswal’s family members nor have the police officials commented on the exact reason behind Biswal’s death. Police have recovered Biswal’s mobile phone and bike from the spot.
It is pertinent to mention here that former Mahanga block chairman Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingha were killed by unidentified miscreants on January 2.
Both Kulamani and Dibyasingha were returning home on a bike when some miscreants attacked them with sharp-edged weapons near Jankoti in Mahanga of Cuttack.
Kulamani was declared brought dead at Mahanga CHC while Dibyasingha succumbed to injuries during treatment at SCB Hospital in Cuttack.