Naba Kishore Das, the health minister for Odisha, was shot dead by a police officer. The CID Crime Branch has opened an investigation into this incident. Gopal Krishna Das, the alleged ASI, was taken into custody. According to reports, the accused ASI had bipolar disorder for eight years. As per the reports Naba Kishore Das was. One of the Naveen Patnaik cabinet's wealthiest ministers, he had 80 vehicles totaling about Rs 25 crore.
According to reports Naba Kishore Das was quite fond of luxury cars and vehicles. As per the 2019 election report the minister owns 25 luxury brand cars worth Rs. 25 crore. A Mercedes-Benz is also included in the fleet of his luxurious vehicles. The report estimates his wife's total assets in terms of both movable and immovable to be around 30 crores. A gold urn costing more than one crore rupees was recently donated by Naba Das to a Maharashtrian temple, the news even made several headlines.
Naba Kishore Das recently joined BJP after leaving Congress candidature. The politician is counted among one of the most respectable as well as the wealthiest ministers of the state. Naba Kishore Das was 60 years old, he had a wife, a daughter and a son in his family.