Demolition of don Timan Kumbhar’s house begins

Bolangir: The district administration on Saturday began the demolition of the building illegally constructed by dreaded don Timan Kumbhar on government land in Larkipalli area here this morning.

Six platoons of force have been deployed on the spot to prevent any untoward incident. Sources said excavators were pressed into service for the demolition in the presence of officials of Bolangir Municipality and district administration.

Earlier, the police had asked Kumbhar to vacate the building constructed on government land.

The police action followed after it was alleged that Kumbhar had encroached the land and constructed a building on that.