Berhampur: Another accused in the murder of BJD leader Congress Nayak, who happened to be the block representative of Aska MP Nityanand Pradhan, was arrested on Thursday.

The accused has been identified as Babu Swain, who was arrested while he was hiding in a hill in Maoist-infested Badagada. The weapons used in the murder has also been seized from him.

With the arrest of Babu, two persons have been arrested in Nayak’s murder case so far.

Earlier police had arrested prime accused Manoj Swain on Tuesday.