Barabati report can’t be made public, says Home secy

Bhubaneswar: The report on bottle throwing incident at Barabati stadium in Cuttack cannot be made public right now, said Principal Secretary, Home, Asit Kumar Tripathy here on Thursday.

“The state government had asked me to probe into the bottle throwing incident at the stadium and prepare a report. Since I have submitted the report to the state government today and the report is under consideration of the government, it will difficult for me to reveal anything at this stage”, Tripathy told mediapersons at the State Secretariat here.

It may be recalled that expressing resentment over the ruckus at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack following the unruly behaviour of the crowd throwing plastic water bottles at the playground and disrupting the T20 match between India and South Africa in the night of October 5, chief minister Naveen Patnaik had asked the principal secretary, Home, to probe into the unsavoury incident and submit a report within a month.