Seven arrested for assaulting ASI in Odisha’s Baripada

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Baripada, Sep 12:

The Baripada Town police today arrested seven persons for allegedly attacking a police ASI during a Ganesh idol immersion procession here last night.


Police have so far registered case against 40 persons in this connection, sources said.

Notably, some youths while going in an idol immersion procession in the town had altercation with by passers following which the former hurled stones at vehicles.

On being informed, a PCR van reached the spot. However, the youths manhandled the cops on duty as a result of which an ASI and some media persons had sustained injuries.

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