TNI Bureau: In a shocking incident, a Government official thrashed a sarpanch after he alleged sub-standard developmental work in Harishankar area in Balangir district.
As per the report, when the President of the Khaprakhol Block Sarpanch Association and Changaria Sarpanch Sushil Guru opposed the poor quality of work which was being done in the area, the SDO of the Public Works Department, Siddharth Das attacked the Sarpanch on Tuesday.
Locals later rescued the sarpanch. A complaint in this regard has been filed at the Khaprakhol Police Station.
Following the scuffle, both Changaria Sarpanch Sushil Guru and SDO of PWD, Siddharth Das have been arrested.
The incident was condemned by the people after the video of the incident went viral on various social media platforms.