Baripada. Sep 4: BJP’s legislator from Baripada in Mayurbhanj district Prakash Soren has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an Assistant Executive Engineer, police said today.
As per reports, Soren allegedly assaulted Ganapati Jena, Assistant Executive Engineer, ITDA, Baripada for not awarding contracts to his supporters. Jena has lodged a complaint against the legislator and his supporters for thrashing him on Thursday evening.
A case in this connection has been registered with the Town police station and the legislator was initially detained by the police with three of his supporters. The MLA was later granted bail following his production in a local court.