Cuttack: Attacks on election candidates of various political parties in Odisha have made headlines in the past few days. Similarly, news of poll violence have also emerged during the past month.
In the latest news, Biju Janata Dal’s Lok Sabha candidate and Ollywood superstar Anubhav Mohanty has allegedly received a death threat today.
According to reports, an unidentified miscreant has asked the parliamentarian for Rs. 10 lakh via a WhatsApp message and threatened to kill him, in case the latter fails to do so.
The actor-turned-politician has registered a complaint in Purighat police station and the police have launched a probe into the matter.
Notably, elections for Kendrapara assembly constituency concluded yesterday in the fourth and final phase of polls in Odisha.