Sub collector thrashed by irate villagers in Odisha

Nabarangpur: Sub Collector of the district Bhaskar Raita was allegedly thrashed by villagers in Jhadabandhaguda village under Nandahandi block today afternoon.

As per reports, the Sub Collector visited the village accompanied by CDPO at 2 PM to inquire into charges levelled by villagers in connection with the local Anganwadi Centre.

The locals alleged that children were not getting boiled eggs at the Anganwadi Centre.

While the Sub Collector and CDPO were discussing the matter with villagers, some of them attacked the two officials.

Due to the incident, the Sub Collector sustained injuries. Later he was admitted to the Tentulikhunti hospital.

Though no one has lodged a complaint till yet, police suo moto investigated the matter after receiving the information and detained two persons.

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