Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (LocalWire) Main accused in Patnagarh wedding gift blast case, Punjilal Meher, who was on a hunger strike, was hospitalized after his health deteriorated, said police on on Saturday. .
Meher, who is currently being treated at Bhima Bhoi Medical College in Bolangir, was starving for around 10 days alleging he is being falsely implicated in the case.
He also denied of trying to escape from Patnagarh jail with seven other inmates on Jan 24.
Pertinently, he was shifted to Bolangir jail after the incident.
On Feb 23, 2018, Meher sent a parcel bomb to a newly wedded couple in Bholanathpada village to take revenge of a professional enmity. Husband Soumya Sekhar Sahu and his grandmother Jenamani were killed, while wife Reema was severely injured in the incident.