BJP Candidate Booked For Misbehaving Govt Officers

Bhubaneswar: BJP’s Hinjili candidate and senior lawyer Pitambar Acharya landed in a fresh trouble ahead of the 2019 elections as a case has been slapped on him for allegedly misbehaving with on-duty officials.

Based on a complaint by magistrate on election duty, the case number 102/19 was registered against Pitambar under sections 353, 294, 102, 506 of IPC at the Aska Police Station, informed SDPO Suryamani Pradhan today.

BJP’s poll candidate Pitambar is accused of threatening a poll flying squad appointed by the State Election Commission.

He was booked after a video showing him indulged in a heated argument with a police officer, who was on election duty, went viral on social media.

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