Mob fury after former sarpanch murder
The killing of Baishnav created tension in the entire panchayat. The irate people The irate people torched vehicles and motorbikes parked in the area. Five motorbikes and two cars were damaged in the process. The people also set fire to one telephone tower. Even a few shops and business establishments were destroyed. One woman also sustained injuries. The local police and the fire tenders had to struggle to enter the village as the people blocked their entrance into Samana village. The sub-collector of Anandpur and deputy superintendent of police reached the village to control the situation. The people blocked the Bhadrak-Anandpur road demanding immediate arrest of the miscreants involved in the killing of Baishnav Biswal. Heavy police bandobust has been made to maintain law and order in the panchayat.