Youth tied to tree for selling illicit liquor in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A youth was tied to a tree by the women residents of Chardia village under Bansada police limits in the district today for selling country-made illicit liquor in the area.

Protesting lack of measures by the authorities to put a check on illegal sale of liquor, the women residents of the village tied the youth to a tree after he was caught carrying a box of country-made liquor.

The women residents have alleged that many youths of the village are involved in illicit liquor trade in the area and despite repeated complaints no action has been taken by police to nab the youths involved in illicit liquor trade in the region.

Following the incident, tension prevailed in the area for some time. After getting information, Banasada police reached the spot and rescued the youth.