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Bhubaneswar: Two days after Begunia BJD MLA Prashant Jagdev courted controversy for allegedly assaulting Bolagarh Tehsildar Niharika Nayak, a complaint was filed against the MLA before the Khurda SP on Wednesday evening.

The Tehsildar lodged the complaint in the presence of members of the OAS Officers Association (OASOA). The decision of filing complaint was taken at a meeting of OASOA held in the evening.

"The complaint lodged by the Bolagarh Tehsildar has been referred to Begunia police station. I have asked the Begunia Police to probe into the incident and take necessary action," Khurda SP Manoranjan Mohanty informed the media persons today.

Also read: Begunia MLA again in controversy for alleged hooliganism

Demanding arrest of the Begunia MLA, BJP Mahila Morcha took out a protest rally against in the capital city today. However, the MLA was not available for comment.

Notably, the Tehsildar had Monday had alleged that Jagdev had assaulted her during an eviction drive at Ekadalia village. However, the MLA had refuted the allegation saying the charges are completely false.

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