Khaparpada Sarpanch critical in attack in Bhadrak
Bhadrak: The Sarpanch of Khaparpada under Dhamnagar block has been fatally attacked late over political feud on Thursday night. Sarpanch, Gayadhar Nayak, has sustained critical injuries due to the attack.
Reportedly, Gayadhar was attacked by a group of people at the main road of village by several sharp weapons while he was returning back from office on his bike. As a result, he has sustained critical injuries near chest, ears and on his hand.
Thereafter, the locals who were passing by the area rushed him to Bhadrak hospital in a critical condition. Later, he was shifted to the capital city Bhubaneswar as his health condition deteriorated.
From the preliminary investigation it has been ascertained that there was already an ongoing controversy over a road project with the Sarpanch due to which there was a fit of rage among them villagers, added reports.
Gayadhar is under medical treatment as his condition still critical. Meanwhile, the local police has initiated an investigation into the matter based on the statements given by villagers.