Four injured in panchayat poll related clash
The injured have been identified as Purna Chandra Barik, Biswanath Barik, Nanda Kishore Barik and Kusa Barik. They were first rushed to Community Health Centre at Dharmasala for treatment and later shifted to district head quarter hospital in Jajpur town. An FIR has been lodged at Dharmasala police station in this connection and Police investigation is on as tension prevails in the entire panchayat. Additional police force have been deployed at the troubled panchayat to avoid any untoward incident.
In another post poll violence, three persons were injured when a ward member candidate Nrusingh Sahoo of Fartipur village under Korei block in the district allegedly attacked his rivals yesterday. An FIR has been also been filed in this connection.