Odisha: Youth Brutally Attacked, Police Inaction Criticised As Video Goes Viral

21 May 2020


Khurda: A shocking video that has been going viral for the wrong reasons is that of a youth being brutally attacked by a group of people. While the incident occurred on May 8, it becoming viral recently has brought sharp criticism for local police’s inaction.

The incident occurred in Podadiha village of Baghamari of Khurda district. A minor altercation is said to have led to the murderous attack.

In the video, a Ramesh Jagdev is seen being beaten by a group with sticks. He is under treatment at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.

Meanwhile, the attackers have reportedly filed a case against Jagdev. The local police are yet to take any action, which has raised several questions.