30 January 2020
Baripada: The Tehsildar of Saraskana was attacked by a group of eight to 10 persons who were illegally mining sand from Jamuna Mundi quarry.
The Tehsildar, Mohini Nayak was tipped about illegal mining at Gurudisahi following which he went with his team for intercepting the smugglers. However, after reaching the spot, the miscreants launched an attack and damaged the official car of Nayak.
Nayak sustained injuries as the windshield of the vehicle was smashed. He has lodged a complaint with Jharpokharia police in this matter. Investigation has been launched into this case and a manhunt to nab the miscreants, the police said.