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PRASHANT JAGADEV ARREST CASE; BJP WORKERS SURROUNDED THE sub district OFFICE

Sarojini Bishi

Bhubaneswar: BJP workers protested over the arrest of MLA Prashant Jagadev. Khordha surrounded the Sub district office and demanded the release of the MLA. Hundreds of BJP workers, including local MLA Jitu Mitra, protested in front of the Sub district office and demanded immediate release of Jagadev. According to them, CCTV footage should be made public if Prashant Jagadev is accused of breaking the EVM. They questioned how Jagadev was arrested without CCTV verification. Today, the sub district office was surrounded and there was a strong protest.

It is worth noting that the Chilika MLA and Khordha BJP MLA candidate Prashant Jagadev was arrested by the police in connection with the EVM vandalism case during the third phase of voting. It was alleged that they broke into booth number 14 of Kauria Patna near Rajsunakhla of Begunia constituency and vandalized the EVM and also attacked the presiding and polling officers. After that, the police stopped him from Adarast and arrested him. BJP workers today questioned why the CCTV inspection is not being made public.

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