In another incident of Kangaroo court, a woman was tied to a tree and thrashed black and blue for allegedly selling liquor at a village in Baliapal area in Balasore district on Sunday.
According to a source, the villagers had been opposing her selling country liquor. The villagers’ pent-up anger finally exploded and they as per the decision taken in the Kangaroo court decided to teach her a lesson.
They rushed to her house, dragged her out of her house, tied her to a tree and started thrashing her. They also recovered 10 litres of liquor which they later destroyed.
As per the latest report, the police were informed about the incident.
It was alleged that Mirdhapalli Sarpanch Pinku Patel banished a fellow villager identified as Saroj Rout and his family members over political enmity. Later, local outpost police swung into action when OTV aired the news and a team met the family and held discussion with them.