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Coronavirus lockdown: Complaint lodged against man roaming around with ‘Press’-logo car

1/04/2020 at 1:58 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 1: The owner of a car was detained for flouting lockdown rules by moving around written ‘Press’ on the car citing as a journalist, police said.

The detained was identified as Partha Sarathi Jena (40).

According to police, Jena in his car written (OR-12-D-0001) was roaming around in the Forest Park area. Suspecting something fishy, the Airport police stopped him near Forest Park and questioned him.

Later, Jena introduced himself as a pressman, but police investigations revealed he was not working for any media organisation.

The police have registered a case against him and seized the car. Later, he was released by police on a personal bond.

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