Manas Das, against whom a string of allegations of serious crimes including murder, attempt to murder, threatening, loot and brutally have been pending since long, was picked up by Khordha police.
Two families of Dandeisahi under Haldia panchayat of Khordha district had to flee their village in 2014 after being subjected to alleged inhuman torture by Manabbad Sangathan chief Manas Das. Since then, they have been living in their relatives’ houses.
The outfit allegedly lures people into joining their fold by promising all types of benefits. However, afterwards, the leaders impose stern rules and even torture people
A day after a disturbing video of cruel torture to a father-son duo from Khordha district went viral on social media creating massive outcry in Odisha, shocking details about the involvement of a local group identifying themselves as members of ‘Manabavad Sangathan (Humanitarian Organisation) in the incident has began to emerge.