Begunia PS ransacking: Police arrest 16 persons
Khurda: As many as 16 persons have so far been arrested in connection with the ransacking of Begunia Police Station in the district on Wednesday.
Sources said three teams of special police officials nabbed the accused after raids at several places in Bolagarh and Begunia area of the district. Tension continues to prevail in Begunia area as the cops have also intensified patrolling to arrest others involved in the incident.
The local MLA Prasant Jagdev has also been issued a notice in connection with the allegations of threat leveled by the local villagers.
On Wednesday, hundreds of local villagers barged into Begunia Police Station and ransacked its premises demanding immediate arrest of the local MLA for allegedly threatening a former sarpanch of the area.