Kendrapara, Dec 3 (LocalWire): Former inspector of Mahakalpada police station was remanded to judicial custody today after a local court dismissed his bail plea in an alleged custodial death case dating back to 26 August 2018.
Shyamaghana Behera earlier surrendered before a local court after he was directed by the Orissa High Court.
The High Court earlier rejected his anticipatory bail application and ordered him to surrender before Kendrapara sub divisional magistrate court.
Accused Abinash Paital (25) of Balanala village was found dead in police custody at Mahakalpada police station of Kendrapara district on 20 August 2018.
The police had arrested Abinash in a mobile theft case.
A crime branch inquiry had been ordered into the alleged custodial death and Behera was suspended.