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Jaleswar minor boy killing: Locals continue stir; traffic hit

27/07/2019 at 9:42 AM

Bhubaneswar: Tension continued prevailing at Ulunda under the Jaleshwar area in Balasore district as locals staged road blockade in protest against mysterious death of a minor boy in a dhaba (roadside eatery) there yesterday.

According to reports, locals have kept the body of the boy and sitting on the road. Vehicular movement on the road has been severely hit. Hundreds of vehicles have stranded on roadsides at different places. As many as 10 platoons of police have been deployed to ensure that no awkward incident occurs during the agitation.

Notably, locals had beat up a team of police that had gone to the spot to conduct investigation. Locals alleged that the police were very late to reach the spot. IIC Prabhu Kalyan Acharay was injured in the incident.

They are now insisting that the culprits be arrested soon.

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