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Nine injured in group clash in Cuttack

20/11/2021 at 1:40 PM

Cuttack, Nov 20: At least 9 persons got injured in a group clash over a land dispute at Chakragada village under Narsinghpur police limits in Cuttack district today.

While the injured were admitted to a nearby hospital, two have been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after their health condition deteriorated.

According to the sources, group conflict ensued over the disputed land between the villagers and Bijay Lenka’s family members. The family members of Bijay Lenka alleged that the villagers forcibly took his land and built a temple on it.

However, the villagers have denied all the allegations. The villagers said that the temple has been on that property for many years. Bijay Lenka’s family demolished the temple and built a wall on that property.

On being informed, the police reached the spot and started the investigation.

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