Seven-member team to probe firing and death of Odisha minister Naba Das
Bhubaneswar: A seven-member special investigating team, comprising a Cyber expert, a Ballistic expert and officers of Crime Branch, has been formed to inquire into the attack on Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das at Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday.
Das later succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
The team is led by Ramesh Ch Dora, Deputy SP.
He, along with a Ballistics expert, reached Jharsuguda by a special helicopter to immediately start the investigation, pending the arrival of other team members.
Arun Bothara, ADGP, CID-CB, has also accompanied them to personally supervise and monitor the investigation.
Earlier Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed the Crime branch to take up the investigation and asked senior police officers to go to Jharsuguda to inquire into the incident.
(With UNI inputs)