A 58-year-old girl was arrested on Sunday in Odisha’s Balasore district in reference to the killing of her daughter, police stated.
Sukuri Giri allegedly employed Pramod Jena (32) and two others to get her daughter killed for Rs 50,000.
Pramod Jena was additionally arrested, police official Pravash Pal stated.
The preliminary investigation has steered that Shibani Nayak (36), the daughter of Sukiri Giri, was concerned within the illicit liquor commerce due to which their relationship started to show bitter.
As Sukuri Giri’s efforts to dissuade her daughter from unlawful liquor commerce did not yield any end result, she contacted Pramod Jena to get her daughter eradicated, and a deal was finalised for Rs 50,000, one other police officer stated.
Sukuri Giri had given an advance of Rs 8,000 to the contract-killer, he stated.
Shibani Nayak was killed on January 12 by stones and a few blunt objects and her physique was recovered from beneath a bridge at Nagram village, the officer stated.