Jharsuguda : Jharsuguda Police on Saturday arrested the husband of album artist Simran Morya, whose body was found below a Mahanadi bridge on Sambalpur – Bargarh Road under mysterious circumstances on Thursday.
The accused, Yug Suna, a resident of Belpada in Bolangir, was detained by Bolangir police on Friday and Later a team of Jharsuguda Police had brought Suna to Jharsuguda for further interrogation.
Jharsuguda Town Police Station IIC Sabitri Bal, said ” Based on a missing case registered under Jharsuguda Police station in the year 2018 regarding Simran Morya, We have arrested Yug Suna, the main accused, under section 366 (Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage), 376 (Punishment for rape) IPC and Section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
As the victim has died, in this context a Unnatural death case has been registered in Burla Police station and interrogation is going on. We are waiting for the Post Mortem report and after that we will carry out further investigation.
Jharsuguda and Burla Police are jointly investigating the matter.
However, the accused, Yug Suna has denied the allegations and said “I don’t know what happened, I was at home when the incident took place.”