Bhubaneswar: In a new twist to the death of Ollywood actress Nikita alias Laxmipriya Behera, the Commissionerate police registered a case a murder following a complaint lodged by her parents in this regard.Police detained Nikita’s husband Lipan Sahu and interrogating him.
Her father Sanatan Behera levelled the serious allegation even as police are waiting for the post-mortem report to ascertain the exact cause of her death.
Nikita’s father filed the complaint at Chauliaganj police station against Lipan, his father Lingaraj Sahu and mother Kuntala Sahu. Behera also alleged that they used to torture his daughter both mentally and physically.
Behera said Nikita and her husband were in a tussle on the day of incident. Later, they went to the roof top to resolve the matter. “Around five minutes after, we heard her screaming. We rushed to the spot only to find her on the ground in a critical condition. As we asked, Lipan said that she fell down from the terrace accidentally”, Behera added.
It was not an accident, but a planned murder, he said.