Tehsildar’s wife accused of torturing employees in Balasore

Balasore: The wife of Bhograi block’s Tehsildar has been accused of engaging employees in her personal work and torturing them. As per the allegations, the lady treated the employees poorly and made them kneel down at her home. The matter came to light after some employees lodged a complaint before the district collector.

“Tehsildar’s wife told me to clean her house, wash clothes and dishes but when I refused to do, she insulted me using abusive language. Later, she threatened me that she will get me suspended,” said a peon, Rabishankar.

“After we heard about the matter, we presented a memorandum to the collector. We demand strict action against the officer, we can’t work under the Tehsildar,” said an employee of Tehsil office, Shankarshan Murmu.

Responding to the allegations, the district collector has ordered the sub-collector to investigate the matter.

On the other hand, wife of the Tehsildar has lodged a complaint at police station against some employees.

“As per the order of collector, I am investigating the matter. Action will be taken once the investigation is complete,” said Balasore Sub-Collector,

Meanwhile, no comments could be obtained either from the Tehsildar or his wife.