The surrendered accused has been identified as Rakesh Swain, boy friend of Jharafulla as stated by her father and police.
Notably, the body of the Jharafulla Nayak had been recovered from a roadside in Kuakhia area in Jajpur district yesterday. Jharafulla went missing while she was returning home on Wednesday. Later, her body was found lying in the Kuakhia area. Police got a clue about the accused as CCTV footage had recorded two youths carrying her body on a scooter before dumping. While police were conducing investing on the basis of CCTV footage, the victim’s father named Rakesh to be the main accused in her daughter’s killing.