Cuttack, Dec 19 (Local Wire): The Orissa High Court will hear on Jan 17 the bail plea of Punjilal Meher, alleged mastermind of the sensational Patnagarh parcel bomb blast case.
A newly-wed couple of Patnagarh in Bolangir district – Soumya Sekhar Sahu and Rima – had opened a gift parcel on Feb 23, received at their marriage reception. It had a bomb inside that exploded killing Soumya and his grandmother; Rima was critically injured.
Odisha crime branch arrested Punjilal in the case and he is under judicial custody.
The couple tied the nuptial knot on February 18.