Odisha Health Minister Naba Das died in the hospital on Sunday night during treatment. He was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar after being shot. A crowd of supporters has started gathering outside the hospital. CM Naveen Patnaik has expressed grief over the death of Naba Das. He said that the state has suffered a great loss due to the demise of Naba Das. At the same time, the ambulance carrying the dead body has left the hospital.
The police had told that ASI Gopal Das, who shot, had not gone to his house for the last 5 months. Not only this, he is mentally unwell for some time and he used to take medicine for the same. Gopal Das’s wife Jayanti Das told these things to the police during interrogation.
#Odisha health minister Naba Kisore Das sustains a bullet injury.
Police said a policeman fired at him.
Another person also sustains injury as the ASI fired two rounds. pic.twitter.com/A3MaK2QGtZ
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Gopal Das called her this morning and then spoke to her daughter on video call. On the other hand, the police is interrogating Gopal Das. It is being told that Gopal Das has been taking medicine for the last 8 years. He behaves normally after taking the medicine. He often used to get angry and fight for not taking the medicine.
Earlier, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had reached the hospital. Where he met the family members of Naba Das. Naba Das was shot dead near Brajrajnagar in Jharsuguda district. When the minister got down from his car, the ASI fired several rounds from the front.