Bhubaneswar: Alleging manhandling by male police personnel during Naveen Niwas gherao yesterday, BJP Mahila Morcha today lodged a complaint against three police personnel at the Mahila Police Station here.
The BJP women wing workers on Tuesday alleged that male police personnel were deployed against them near Naveen Niwas, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s residence and the latter also misbehaved with them.
Notably, members of the State unit of BJP Mahila Morcha engaged in a scuffle with police here when they were on their way to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demanding action against Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy for his alleged derogatory remarks on women.
However, they were stopped by police at Raj Mahal Square.
BJP leader Lekhashree Samantsinghar had alleged that male police personnel were deployed against them and the latter also misbehaved with them during the scuffle. However, Bhubaneswar DCP had rejected the allegation and said adequate female police force was there.