Jagatsinghpur, Nov 3 (LocalWire) Jagatsinhpur police have arrested two ‘supari’ killers in connection with the murder of one Rasmiranjan Swain of Jajang village under Tirtol police station on October 22.
The police have cracked the Swain murder case and have nabbed assailants Jagannath Das and Rakesh Ranjan Muduli yesterday, said Superintendent of police R. Prakash.
The decomposed body of Swain was found floating in a pond at nearby Katra village on October 24.
Das was hired by another man to commit the murder of Swain.
The third accused who abetted to the crime by hiring the accused has been identified and search efforts are on to arrest him at the earliest, SP Prakash said.
The third accused person had engaged Das to execute the murder and paid him Rs.50,000 advance for the purpose as the deceased had kept extramarital relation affairs with his wife, the SP said refusing to divulge further details.
The assailants, after committing the murder, had dumped the body and the motorcycle in a pond at nearby Katra village.
‘Police have made a seizure of Rs 27,000 from the possession of the arrested accused persons besides the chopper used for the crime, he said.