Baripada: Home Guard DG Binay Behera on Wednesday sought a report on the incident of four Home guards being made to kneel down by their senior in Mayurbhanj district.
Behera sought reports from the Mayurbhanj SP and the Home Guard Commandant. He said action will be taken against anyone found guilty in the matter.
Four Home Guards, including a woman, were allegedly forced by the Reserved Inspector for not adhering to the proper dress code.
According to sources, the Home Guards had gone for the Ratha Jatra duty in the district headquarters town. They were forced by the Reserved Inspector to kneel down for two minutes for not wearing proper dress.
The matter has created resentment among people of all sorts of life.