Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Miscreants resort to blank firing near councilor’s house at Odisha’s Khallikote – N.F Times

Bhubaneswar: Unidentified miscreants today resorted to blank firing in front of the house of a councilor at Khallikote in Ganjam district ahead of the simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha.

At least four miscreants reached near the house and shop of Narayan Barik, the councilor of Ward no. 11 of Khallikote Notified Area Council (NAC), in a car in the evening and attacked his brother without any provocation.

The miscreants also ransacked a vehicle of Barik’s family. They fled the spot after resorting to blank firing, locals said.

Notably, Khallikote Assembly seat under Aska Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha will go for elections on May 20.

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