Balangir, : Adding a twist to the sensational Mamita Meher murder case, Vivek Agarwal, a shopkeeper, informed that he had provided two old tyres to Govind Sahu, the prime accused in the murder case.
Govind is suspected to have used the tyres to burn Mamita’s body.
Vivek Agarwal recorded his statement under Sec 161 of CrPC.
In his statement, Vivek said that Govind called him around 12:30 pm on October 8 asking for two tyres. On the phone, Govind said Radheshyam will go and bring the tyres. After the phone call, Radheshyam collected the tyres from the shopkeeper.
Meanwhile, the police have seized 70 items including ashes and skin samples of Mamita and Govind’s nail, hair and blood samples and sent them to the forensic laboratory.
Worth mentioning, Govind Sahu allegedly murdered Mamita Meher and buried her body in Mahaling High School Stadium premises. Later, the police arrested Govind in this connection.