Kendrapara, July 14: A 38-year-old man was arrested by police for allegedly threatening COVID warriors at gunpoint in Patrapur village under Aul Police limits of Kendrapara district today.
The accused person has been identified as Biswa Ranjan Parida of the same village.
According to reports, a team of medical staff in the morning visited the village to collect swab samples. Meanwhile, the accused person came to the swab collection camp and threatened the health workers at gunpoint. He also allegedly hurls abused and threatened the team.
Later, a complaint was filed at Aul police station in the regard.
“FIR vide Aul PS Case No.118/20 u/s 294/332 IPC/25 Arms Act/Sec 3 of Medicare service persons & service institution act/ 57 Disaster Management Act/ 3 Epidemic diseases control act has been registered, accused arrested. Misbehavior with corona warriors will be dealt very strictly,” informed the Kendrapara SP.