Jharsuguda : Raigarh Police on Friday late night picked the driver of arrested ex-MLA Anup Sai in connection with the sensational brutal murder of Kalpana Das (32) and her 14-year-old daughter inside a forest at Hamirpur on May 7, 2016.

The driver, identified as Bardhan Toppo, was picked up by a team of Raigarh police from his residence late on Friday.

On Friday, Raigarh SP Santosh Singh said that Sai had named his driver during his interrogation for his involvement in this crime, in a press meet held on Friday,

Some locals in Hamirpur area had seen Toppo in the locality three months ago, the SP had added.

“We are suspecting the involvement of some more people in this case. Additionally, We will take court permission for conducting a NARCO test on Anup Sai and after which we believe that more information will be revealed. “Said Santosh Singh, Raigarh S.P.

Following his confession and arrest, the expelled BJD leader was sent to a jail in Raigarh on Friday evening.