BJD’s Talcher Youth President Arrested For Threatening MCL Officials

Talcher: BJD’s youth president for Talcher, Manoj Sahoo was today arrested by Colliery police station for allegedly threatening employees of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL)on Wednesday.

Police said that Sahoo along with four others have barged into the offices of MCL and have also threatened the employees during an agitation in Talcher on Wednesday.

The demonstration was conducted protesting against arrest of local BJD legislator Braja Kishore Pradhan   for opposing an eviction drive by the Angul district administration at Harijan Sahi of Bhalugadia village.

Police said that they have registered case against more than 60 persons after getting a formal complaint by the MCL authorities. “We have also arrested four others in this connection. All of them have been forwarded to the court,” said a police official.

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