Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 -- Puri: In a fresh twist to the alleged custodial death in Puri, a woman claiming to be the mother of deceased K Ramesh, alleged harassment by political leaders and media persons.

In a recorded video which went viral on social media, the woman said that she is now staying at her relative's house. A male person was seen sitting beside her in the video.

"I am Ramesh's mother. My son has died and we are now staying in our relative's house. Media persons and political leaders are now harassing us. We request you all not to harass us and our relatives," she was heard saying in the 33-second viral video.

However, the Puri police had earlier claimed that the cremation of Ramesh had been performed at Puri Swargadwar in th...