Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubananeswar, Oct 29:
Seven persons including son of former Pipili legislator Yudhisthir Samantaray—Priyabrata—were today arrested for their alleged involvement in firing and bombing incident during idol immersion at Madhipur two days ago.
As per reports, clash broke out between two groups during idol immersion at Madhipur in Pipili.
The accused went on a rampage and set ablaze three motorcycles. Since the incident, the accused had gone into hiding.
The local police raided the houses of the accused and arrested them.
“We carried out raids at various places for their alleged involvement in violence during idol immersion. We have arrested Priyabrata Samantaray, Bapi Sethi, and Pompa among others,” a police offer said.