Vigilance conducts raids at Executive engineer house of Balasore
wanted criminal Bhagu caught in police encounter at Pipili over bridge
Odisha Bar Association meeting today in premises of Orissa High Court
Man, elder son electrocuted to death in Sonepur
CJI Gogoi Recommends Justice S A Bobde As His Successor
14 named in CBI's INX Media charge sheet

Patnagarh MLA Expresses ‘Regret’ For Punishing JE Before Public

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

06 June 2019


Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Bhubaneswar: The high-handed Patnagarh MLA who was caught on camera forcing a Junior Engineer to do sit-ups for shoddy road work, has clarified his act on social media.

However, few hours after the Neta-Engineer fiasco started making rounds on social media, the errant MLA said that he ‘regretted’ the episode, The Patnagarh legislator Saroj Meher said this in a video released on his Facebook account.

According to Meher, there were a lot of complaints about sub-standard road construction in the area and he had gone to the site for an inspection.

“When I reached there, the locals were irked and could have turned violent. Whatever I did was to save myself and the engineer from the fury of the villagers,” Meher clarified.

Your browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Patnagarh MLA's Kangaroo Court