27 December 2019
Nabarangpur: The district police today registered a suo-moto case against former Congress MP Pradeep Majhi for allegedly instructing his party workers to prepare for an arson while staging a protest against alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Kosagumuda area on December 14.
Taking note of the incident, Nabarangpur Police has registered a case against the former Nabarangpur MP under Sections 147, 341, 353, 283, 506, 435, 120 (B) of IPC and Section 3 of PDPP.
A shocking video which surfaced on Thursday, Majhi is seen instructing his party workers over the phone to prepare for an arson. He is heard asking his party workers to keep petrol and diesel ready and wait for further instructions before setting everything on fire.
Sources said, OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik has sought an explanation from Majhi in this connection.