Cuttack: A youth has filed a police complaint against Cuttack Zilla Parishad vice-president Sunil Parida accusing the latter of looting cash and gold ornaments from him.
According to an FIR lodged by Prabhas Kumar Jena of Hemamalapur village in the district with Athagarh police last evening, the Zilla Parishad vice-president along with his four associates intercepted Prabhas while he was returning home on May 29.
They later thrashed him and looted Rs 22,000 and a gold chain from him, alleged Prabhas.
Terming the incident as a political conspiracy against him by the Congress, Parida has refuted the allegations. The allegations are completely false and baseless, he said.
Police have started investigation into the incident.