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Kite string: Commissionerate Police raids several places in Cuttack

27/12/2021 at 1:16 PM

Cuttack, Dec 27: The Commissionerate Police on Monday conducted several raids in Cuttack city after a youth was killed when a kite string hanging on the road slits his throat.

Police have also detained one trader, hailing from Jagatpur area for possessing ‘manja’ (kite string).

He will be interrogated by the police.

Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh assured that raids are being conducted to nab the culprit behind the incident.

“Police have launched a special drive in Cuttack to trace and nab the people who are illegally fabricating the ‘manja’ and stringent actions will be taken against those found guilty,” he said.

Worth mentioning, a youth named Jayant Samal was on his way to his in-law’s house with his wife when a kite string hanging on the road slit his throat at Pirbazaar in Cuttack on Sunday.

He was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital where doctors declared him received dead.

Family members of the deceased had lodged a complaint at the Jagatpur police station.

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