Deogarh, : Protesting the arrest of BJP MLA from Deogarh, Subash Chandra Panigrahi on charges of attacking a Block Development Officer (BDO), BJP workers observed 12-hour bandh in Deogarh.
Meanwhile, Deogarh MLA Subash Chandra Panigrahi fell ill while being taken in police custody to Deogarh to be produced before a court yesterday. He was arrested from his official residential house in Bhubaneswar.
Panigrahi and his two associates—Akalu Dhal and Kumarmani Sahoo— were arrested for their alleged involvement in murderous attack on the Tileibani BDO at Bhaliaguda village.
The arrest was made on basis of the BDO’s complaint against the MLA.
A counter complaint was also filed by the legislator alleging that the BDO misbehaved with him.