Odisha Well being Minister Naba Das Shot At By Cop, Succumbs To Accidents

Odisha well being and household welfare minister Naba Kishore Das who was shot at by an assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) as we speak in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district, succumbed to his accidents. He died at Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar the place he had been admitted after the assault in essential situation and was present process remedy. The incident came about in Brajrajnagar city of the district round 1 pm when Das was on his method to attend a gathering. The cop who shot the minister has been taken into police custody.

In response to a press release from Apollo Hospital, a single bullet had entered and exited his physique, injuring his coronary heart and left lung, inflicting large inside bleeding and damage.

Odisha CM condemns the assault

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the unlucky demise of Minister Naba Das. The assertion issued by the Odisha CMO mentioned that he was an asset to each the federal government and the social gathering. His demise is a superb loss to the state of Odisha.

He has additionally condemned the assault on the Well being Minister. Earlier, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reached the hospital to fulfill Well being Minister Naba Das. After assembly the Well being Minister, he mentioned that the Crime Department has been instructed to take over the investigation of the matter.

CM Naveen Patnaik, who reached Apollo Hospital to inquire in regards to the well being of Naba Das had advised that the well being minister’s situation is essential.

“He’s at the moment within the operation theatre of Apollo Hospital. He’s being handled by a group of the perfect specialists within the state drawn from Apollo Hospitals, SCB MCH and Capital Hospital,” he mentioned.

ASI Gopal Das arrested, probe on

A group of the Odisha crime department headed by a senior police officer headed to Brajarajnagar within the Jharsuguda district the place the incident came about.

Brajrajnagar SDPO Gupteshwar Bhoi knowledgeable that the accused ASI has been arrested and his interrogation is on. The SDPO advised reporters that the Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI) Gopal Das fired on the minister. The minister was shot twice within the chest within the incident and has been taken to the hospital. Bhoi mentioned that the native folks caught maintain of the accused ASI and handed him over to the police. An inquiry has been initiated to seek out out why the ASI fired on the minister and extra particulars would come to the fore solely after an intensive investigation of the incident, he mentioned.

Pressure prevailed within the metropolis following the assault on Das. The minister’s supporters questioned his ‘safety lapse’. Some supporters alleged that there was a conspiracy to focus on Das. In a video of the present incident, minister Das was seen unconscious and bleeding from his chest. Within the video, the native folks had been seen attempting to elevate the minister and make him sit within the entrance seat of the automobile. In response to the SDPO, the minister was first taken to the Jharsuguda district headquarters hospital however later organized to airlift him to a hospital in Bhubaneswar for “higher remedy”.

After the incident, the assertion of the accused ASI’s spouse additionally got here to the fore. She mentioned that Gopal Das was beneath medicine for a psychological dysfunction. She added that earlier than the incident, Gopal had talked to their daughter on a video name. She mentioned that she doesn’t know what occurred. “I got here to find out about this incident solely via the information. I haven’t even spoken to Gopal since morning. He final got here house 5 months in the past,” she mentioned.

Well being minister Naba Das was fired at round 12.30 pm at Gandhi Chowk when he was on his method to attend a programme. In response to the stories, ASI Gopal Das fired 5 rounds at point-blank vary on the Well being Minister of Odisha. Naba Das was a senior BJD chief. Just lately, he got here into the limelight after providing a 1.7 kg gold urn within the Shani temple.