Police team detained by villagers in Puri over land dispute

26/01/2020 at 6:49 PM

Puri, Jan 26: A police team of Gop police station including the IIC was today detained by villagers of Benipur in Puri district over land dispute.

As per reports, police team had been to the village to sort out a land dispute between two families.

Families of Jagabandhu Rout and Purna Chandra Parida have a long standing land dispute and both the parties have lodged complaints against each other. The village committee also failed to sort out the dispute.

A scuffle ensued between both the parties today following which the IIC along with two SIs and fout constables reached the village to settle the matter. However, the police party was detained by the villagers for around five hours.

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