Group clash erupts over money collection; 6 hurt

Jajpur: At least six persons were injured, including one critical, in a group clash that erupted over collection of donation for Hingula yatra  at Rachhipur village under Jajpur police limits this morning.

All the injured were admitted to hospital while one of them was later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack as his condition deteriorated.  A complaint was filed at police station, following which police registered a case and started investigation into the matter. Police forces have been deployed to keep a close watch on the situation.

Sources said an altercation broke out between two groups of people over collection of Chanda for the upcoming Hingula Yatra on Wednesday.