Nayagarh: One Havildar of Armed Police Reserve (APR) in Nayagarh district has been accused of selling brown sugar and beating the public.
It has been alleged that Havildar Ranjit Rath is involved in brown sugar trade under Daspalla police station limits of the district. He even used to beat those who objected to his activities.
However, Nayagarh SP Sidhharth Kataria informed that while an FIR against Rath has been filed at Daspalla Police Station for beating the public, there is no report regarding his involvement in brown sugar trade.
An explanation has been sought from Rath over the report of beating public and departmental inquiry will also be initiated in this regard, said the SP while adding that an inquiry on the brown sugar trade allegation will be held after receiving a written report.