Sarpanch candidate detained by villagers for ‘distributing money’


Baripada: Villagers detained Sarpanch candidate of Tangasola Panchayat Ward no 7 for allegedly distributing money in the area.

Following the unprecedented ruckus, police reached the spot after being informed about the situation and rescued the candidate.

Notably, as many as three persons, including a Sarpanch aspirant and a Samiti Member candidate for the ongoing panchayat polls in Odisha, were arrested in Mayurajhalia panchayat under Ranapur block of Nayagarh district for allegedly distributing cash and liquor among voters to woo them before 2nd phase panchayat election in Odisha.

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