Cuttack: Commissionerate Police on Wednesday arrested BJD corporator from ward no. 7 from Cuttack Municipal Corporation, Ranjita Biswal for her alleged links with arrested gangster siblings Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamanta, informed Cuttack DCP Akhilesvar Singh.
On the other hand, Biswal has been suspended from the party.
A press statement released by BJD Cuttack district general secretary Prasant Nayak informed that Biswal has been suspended from the primary membership of the party for indulging in anti-party activities.
Biswal was accused of proving pistol which was used in firing at one Bijan Pal in Subhadrapur under Cuttack Sadar police limits on February 23.
During interrogation of Mrutyunjay Nayak alias Miku in connection with the Bijan Pal firing case police came to know about the involvement of the woman corporator. Miku was acting on the instructions of Dhalasamant brothers.
Pal was shot at in connection with extortion. Miku, the notorious gangster siblings’ trusted aide has been arrested for his involvement in the case.
Earlier, the woman corporator was subjected to marathon grilling for her alleged links with the Dhalsamant brothers.
She was the joint secretary of Cuttack Nagar Yuvak Sangh founded by the criminal siblings.
While Sushant Dhalsamnat has been lodged at the Jharpada Special Jail his brother Sushil Dhalsamant has been lodged at the Balasore jail since their arrest in January 2016.