Kalinga TV Impact: Police book Kangaroo Court Members

man beats gongAngul : In a major development, the Bantala police on Friday registered a case against 52 persons including Ragudiapada village head and secretary on charges of holding a kangaroo court and forcing ward member Mallika Sahu’s husband Dushmanta Sahu to beat a gong as punishment.

The police took the action after the premier TV channel in Odisha “Kalinga TV” highlighted the issue on Thursday, when Dushmanta was seen beating a gong on his bicycle in the village on Thursday.

Dushmanta was forced by the kangaroo court to go around the village beating a gong as punishment for his wife not voting for a particular candidate for the post of naib sarpanch of Badakera panchayat in Angul in district.

Dushmanta had also lodged a police complaint against the Ragudiapada village head and secretary in connection to the kangaroo court.

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