Egg attack on Jual Oram in Odisha: BJD leader among 2 arrested

Kendrapara: The Aul police have arrested two more persons, including BJD leader Bheeshma Mohanty, in connection with the egg attack on Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram.

The police had earlier arrested seven persons–  Chakradhar Mallick, Lambodhar Jena, Ranjan Gochhayat, Dusasan Mallick, Sanatan Mallick, Rajesh Singh and Niranjan Behera– for their alleged involvement in the incident.

Notably, several BJD workers had allegedly hurled eggs at Oram’s vehicle at Aul Bazaar on June 14 when the minister was on his way to Rajkanika in the district to attend ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ programme.

Senior BJP leader Braja Sundar Bhuyan had filed an FIR at the Aul police station accusing 22 persons in the incident.

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