The police officer, who gunned down Naba Kishore Das in broad daylight about 4 months again, dedicated the crime as he felt threatened by the veteran politician after which well being minister within the BJD authorities and his supporters, in accordance with the preliminary chargesheet filed by Felony Investigation Division (CID)-Crime department.
The deceased minister, who was shot from level clean vary by former Assistant Sub Inspector of Police Gopal Krishna Das on 29 January and sustained bullet wounds in his chest, was airlifted to Bhubaneswar from Jharsuguda. Later, he succumbed to accidents after a seven-hour-long battle for survival.
The lone accused, Gopal Das, was arrested instantly after Das’ homicide on January 29, 2023, from the spot and was later dismissed from service.
The Crime Department, which took up the investigation into the high-profile homicide case, submitted a 543-page chargesheet within the courtroom of Judicial Justice of the Peace First Courtroom, Jharsuguda towards the assailant nearly 4 months after the crime.
“After analysis of all of the proof – oral, documentary, medico authorized, Cyber Forensic and Ballistic opinion – it turned clear that the accused, Gopal Krishna Das, had developed private grudge and anguish towards deceased minister Naba Kishore Das. He felt threatened by Mr. Das and his supporters and feared for his life. Progressively he made up his thoughts to commit his (minister’s) homicide. For this he meticulously deliberate after which executed the crime,” the Crime department chargesheet claimed.
Although the assailant’s relations claimed that he was present process bipolar psychiatric dysfunction, the medical examination of the accused ascertained that his psychological situation was fairly regular, and there was no abnormality.
Furthermore, he (the accused) was discovered cooperative within the investigation and replying to all of the questions requested in a cogent method. The investigation has thus established that Gopal Krishan Das dedicated the crime in his senses and in a pre-planned method. His psychological situation was discovered secure and regular, the Crime Department acknowledged within the charge-sheet.
The investigation was performed in a highly-professional method and plenty of specialists from outdoors the state have been roped in to help the investigating groups to show the crime in a scientific method. Investigating officers of CID-CB used the most recent devices and scientific instruments to ascertain the culpability of the accused. As an illustration, they used Faro Digicam for spot recording, LVA take a look at, Polygraph take a look at, Narco take a look at to establish the veracity of the assertion made by the accused.
It might be recalled right here that the slain chief’s daughter, Dipali Das, was lately elected on ruling BJD ticket in by-poll.