Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in Shrirampur under the Kakatpur Assembly constituency as villagers attacked BJP candidate Rabi Malik and his supporters during a campaign last night.
The police have detained a person and are interrogating him in this connection.
According to reports, Malik along with his supporters was returning home after campening when a group of people intercepted him at Shrirampur and assaulted them.
On being informed, Kakatpur police and election flying squad reached the village and rescued them.
On the complaint of Mallick, the police have detained a youth and were interrogating him, said reports.