Latest Odisha Election News – BJD worker was arrested in connection with poll violence at a place in Phiringia of Kandhamal #Odisha #News
Phulbani: A ruling BJD worker was arrested in connection with poll violence at a place in Phiringia of Kandhamaldistrict. BJD worker was arrested .
Pareswar Mallick was arrested on Friday under under sections 341, 294, 313, 325, 506/34 IPC in connection withpoll violence, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Phulbani, Pravat Panigrahi said.
According to complaint lodged with police – Mallick and his associates assaulted one Simanchal Mallick of Nuapadar at Jargipada village. They were campaiging for BJP’s Phulbani assembly candidate Deba Narayan Pradhan.
Simanchal, who suffered head injury, was admitted to the Phiringia Primary Health Centre and later was shifted toDistrict Headquarters hospital, Phulbani, Panigrahi said.
Two days back, some BJD workers allegedly had rushed to the camp office of BJP at Bandhagarh under Phiringia police station area and threatened the saffron party workers to close the office soon, police said. PTI