Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Patkura (Kendrapara), Mar 4:
Hundreds of women armed with sticks and stones today ransacked a licensed country liquor shop in Tikhiri village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district.
Agitated women armed with sticks and stones demanding shifting of the liquor outlet from their village barged into the shop pulled out cases of liquor bottles stored inside the shop and smashed them outside.
The protestors said with the establishment of liquor shop in their village, disturbances and fights have increased.
They claimed to have complained to the local authorities on several occasions but there had been no action so they were forced to take the law into their own hands.