Balangir, June 14 -- Odisha police claimed to have unraveled the murder mystery of Constable Shankar Behera with the arrest of six persons including two from Jharkhand.

Constable Shankar Behera was found dead in a hotel room near Balangir Railway Station on May 17.

The accused persons were identified as Pankaj Kumar, Suraj Kumar Barnawal - both from Jharkhand - Krushna Meher of Angul district, Manoranjan Sathua of Boudh district, Nitai Kar of Sonepur district, and Rohit Sa of Balangir district of Odisha.

Informing media about the arrest of six accused persons for their alleged involvement in the murder case, Balangir police revealed that the constable was killed over a dispute in illegal gemstone trading.

However, two more accused per...