Puri, Dec 12: In a breakthrough to police in the land dispute case, over which a woman and her kin were thrashed mercilessly by a neighbouring family in Harirajpur village here last month, two more persons were taken into custody on Friday.
The held accuseds have been identified as Ratikant Patra and Prashant Patro of the same village.
Earlier Delang Police had arrested Rashmikant Patra and Rabindra Patra post an FIR by the victim woman identified as Kabita Pradhan.
Worth mentioning, Ratikant and his family had a long standing land dispute with Kabita’s family. On November 30 the accused quattro barged into the house of Kabita by scaling the compound wall and thrashed her along with husband Kalandi Pradhan with iron TMT bar and PVC pipes inflicting grievous injuries.
A video featuring the hole incident was went viral on social media later.
Ratikant and Prashant will be forwarded to court today, said Pipili SDPO Devdutt Baral.