Bhubaneswar/Pipili: BJD’s MLA candidate from Pipili Assembly constituency Pradeep Maharathy, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting polling party officials this afternoon, reportedly fell ill inside the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court premises while being produced in court.
Maharathy was now being taken to a special court in Bhubaneswar which will decide whether Maharathy be allowed to be admitted in hospital or remain in jail.
Sources said after his arrest by Pipili police, Maharathy was taken to Pipili JMFC court. However, he reportedly fell ill in the court premises.
Maharathy was arrested today for allegedly assaulting polling party officials, including a Magistrate at his farmhouse at Hunkeipur under Pipili police station late on Sunday night. He was accused of obstructing the flying squad from discharging their duties.