Attack on Subrat Singh : Driver Died


Cuttack: Dileswar Sahu, driver of the car of Subrat Singh, the minister’s brother died at the SCB Medical College and Hospital here last night while undergoing treatment. Around 20 persons had on February 22 night intercepted a car in which Subrat and three others, including Sahu, were travelling near Banabira village under Sohela block of Bargarh district.

The miscreants had then attacked and fired at them before fleeing the spot. They also damaged the vehicle by smashing its windshield with bricks.

All four of them were initially rushed to community health centre at Sohela and later shifted to VIMSAR in Burla for better treatment.

Sahu was further shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital as his condition deteriorated. However, he succumbed to his injuries during treatment at the hospital.  Basudev Naik, Digvijay and Jai Prakash Agarwal, have been arrested by police over their alleged involvement in the attack.