Cuttack, Jan. 7 -- The Commissionerate Police today arrested Lipan Sahu, the husband of popular Odia TV and film actress Laxmipriya Behera (32), popularly known as Nikita, in connection with her mysterious death on Saturday.

Lipan, a small-time actor, has been arrested this evening, informed Cuttack DCP Akhileshwar Singh.

The police, who had detained Lian on Sunday evening following a formal complaint by Nikita's father, arrested him after series of interrogation spanning for several hours.

According to sources in the police, the cops strongly suspect Lipun's hand behind the actor's death after examining the circumstantial evidences and on spot inquiry.

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