Puri: In yet another incident of misbehaviour towards devotee inside Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri, a person was allegedly thrashed by a servitor at Ananda Bazar today.
According to reports, an exchange of words erupted between the devotee, identified as Brajabandhu Biswal of Banapur area in Khordha district, and the servitor as the former washed his hands using water stored in a pitcher at the Ananda Bazar. The sevayat then allegedly beat the devotee.
The servitor also allegedly misbehaved with the devotee’s wife and daughter. A written complaint in this regard was lodged at the Singhadwar police station, following which the servitor was detained for questioning.