Pipili gang rape: Egg attack on Maharathy residence
Bhubaneswar: Activists of Odisha Mahila Congress today hurled eggs and tomatoes at the official residence of the Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy protesting his remarks on a recent judgement in connection with the Pipili gang rape and murder.
Holding brooms on their hands, hundreds of Congress members marched towards the residence of the minister and raised slogans against him besides throwing eggs and tomatoes at the house.
Although Maharathy was not present at the time of incident, police took the protesters into preventive custody after a minor scuffle with the agitators.
It may be noted that Bhubaneswar Additional District Judge acquitted two prime accused of Pipili gang rape and murder case, Prashant Pradhan and his brother Sukant following which Maharathy hailed the judgement.