BMC Corporator Arrested

A Corporator of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation was arrested for misbehaving and manhandling some anganwadi workers.

Published: 06th December 2013 09:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2013 09:01 AM   |  A+A-

A Corporator of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation was arrested for misbehaving and manhandling some anganwadi workers.

Ganesh Nayak, the Corporator of Ward 16, allegedly stormed into a meeting of the anganwadi workers on November 30 and started abusing them.

He not only used foul language but also kicked a worker. Nayak was angry that he was not invited to the meeting between the anganwadi workers and beneficiaries of the Mamata Scheme.

Sahid Nagar police said the anganwadi workers were discussing successful implementation of the scheme at the anganwadi centre in Patharabandha area when Nayak barged in and started abusing them.

The Corporator has been charged under Sections 341, 323, 294, 443 and 354 of the Indian Penal Code. He was produced before a local court on Thursday.

Shop Burgled

Bhubaneswar: Burglars struck at a computer shop in Sahid Nagar and decamped with cash as well as gadgets worth several lakhs of rupees on Wednesday night.

According to Sahid Nagar police, the burglars made away with nine laptops, five tablets and ` 30,000. Local police had no clue even though the shop is located along the main road towards Bhawani Mall.

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