Cuttack: Unidentified miscreants hurled bomb at the house of deputy mayor Ajay Barik on Wednesday.
Barik said in the evening hours two miscreants came in a motorcycle and hurled a bomb outside his house and fled away. No loss of life or damage of any property was reported.
Police suspects the bombing incident was fallout of business rivalry. Barik is into transportation business and he is also secretary of Cuttack Private Bus owner’s association.
A FIR has been lodged in the matter. “We suspect the involvement of someone holding a grudge against Barik for the decision, said ACP, Anil Mishra.