TALCHER:A woman sarpanch of Talcher block on Sunday lodged a complaint at Talcher police station against local MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan alleging that the legislator disrespected and dishonoured her.
Sarpanch Sabitri Rath of Gurujangulai panchayat in her FIR stated that during a meeting on Saturday, Pradhan used abusive language and threatened to expose her in various scams. The Sarpanch said she would move the court for defamation if the police fail to take action.
“We have received the complaint of the Sarpanch and started an inquiry into the allegation. We have also advised her to file a defamation case in court if she wants,” said IIC of Talcher police station KC Acharya.