STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Jajpur, 14 November
Police today arrested Ananda Rana on charges of murdering his younger brother Anirudha. His two sons were also arrested for abetting tehe crime.
The incident took place at about 9.00 am today while the deceased was travelling to nearby market in a country boat. “Anirudha was ferrying with 15 fellow passengers including his elder brother and his nephews in a boat in Kharasrota river. Midway, Ananda Rana attacked his younger brother, Anirudha with a sharp weapon. Ananda&’s two sons were assisting their father in the crime. We took the accused persons into our custody and immediately shifted the injured to a nearby hospital after informing the police. But, doctor declared him brought dead,” said Raghav Jena, a fellow passenger.
Being informed police reached the spot and arrested Ananda Chandra Rana (53) and his two sons- Amulya Kumar Rana (27) and Ajaya Kumar Rana(13).
“The two brothers had a dispute over some family matters. The deceased had lodged a FIR against his sister-in-law (Ananda&’s wife) with the local police over a domestic quarrel and basing on the complaint, we had called her to the police station last night. Evidently, this had enraged Ananda,” said Parsuram Sahu, IIC of Binjharpur police station. “We have arrested Ananda and his two sons under section 302, 201 and 34 of IPC and seized the weapon used in the crime,” he said.