Unidentified wrongdoers attack BJP leader Harekrushna Khuntia in City


By Our Correspondent

BHUBANESWAR: Some unidentified miscreants were on Friday attacked BJP’s Bhubaneswar District President, Harekrushna Khuntia.

The incident took place near Ekamra Haat under the Kharvel Nagar police limits of the State Capital. Sources said, the incident took place this afternoon when Khuntia was at his friend’s office near Ekamra Haat. Suddenly a group of around persons attacked him with hockey sticks leaving Khuntia critically injured. Soon after the attack, the miscreants fled the spot.

Khuntia was rescued in a critical condition and admitted to the Capital Hospital here for treatment. Besides, the miscreants also ransacked the office.

Though the reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, police have started an investigation into the matter after reaching the spot.


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