Balianta murder case: Cops arrest accused brother

Bhubaneswar: In a major development in the Balianta murder case, Commissionerate Police have arrested the accused elder brother on Sunday.
The accused, identified as Shrasta Routray alias Mamulu, surrendered before Balianta Police today. He was absconding after brutally killing his younger brother Pritam Routray over a family dispute.
As the image of the accused person was captured on CCTV cameras, Balianta Police intensified the investigation. Cops also seized the weapon of offence and a motorcycle from him after his surrender.Accused Mamulu, who initially indulged in an argument with Pritam, later hacked him to death near Panchamukhi Apartment on the outskirts of the state capital on Friday evening.
Sources in the police said their father had sold a patch of land last year and both of them used to have an argument over sharing of the money.

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