Bhubaneswar: In a highly controversial development city Mayor AN Jena has been allegedly caught in a sexual slur video live wired through social media here on Thursday.
As per sources, a one hour video which showed someone resembling Jena along with a woman in objectionable condition viralled in online social media. The video has raised huge outcry with the student congress calling for the resignation of the Mayor.
While the women wing of State Congress has filed a complaint at Mahila PS, student congress has asked for the resignation of the mayor besides demanding for CBI level enquiry into the incident. The BJP has also warned to get to streets is Jena does not resign soon.
Allegations of Mayor’s involvement in the murder of student leader Asutosh Mohanty alias Rushi has caught grip after this incident since Rushi used to be a big points man in unearthing the scandal, sources said.
Speaking at a press meet, Student Congress leader Itish Pradhan said “A video of Mayor’s sexual scandal is spreading in social media. There was another man with a woman. Although the video and audio as well is not clear talks concerning Mayor and IIC was heard during the video.”
“Besides Jena is directly involved in the murder of Rushi who tried to unearth his scandal. After Rushi’s death and while his body was autopsied Mayor guarded the hospital throughout the day. If he does not resign then we will resort to mass agitation in coming days,” Pradhan said.
Meanwhile, Jena himself has also filed an FIR at Capital PS against Student Congress leader, the concerned website Niankhunta.com which viralled the video in online social media.
Refuting that he was not the one who is in the video, Jena urged police to take stringent actions against those who tried to defame him by bringing fake allegations.