Khurdha: A youth has been rounded up by the Begunia police for allegedly attacking the Bolgarh Tehsildar while he was conducting raid on illegal mining of moorum soil.
The police have also seized two tractors and a JCB excavator from the spot.
As per an FIR lodged with the Begunia Police Station (PS), Bolgarh tehsildar Dhobei Nayak and his team conducted the raid on an illegal moorum mining activity at Gopalpur village under Pichukuli panchayat this morning when he was attacked.
Talking to media, Bolgarh tehsildar Dhodei Nayak said, “He was illegally mining moorum. There were four-five persons who attacked me, but fortunately I’m safe.”
“We have seized two tractors and a JCB machine. Another tractor could manage to escape. FIR has been filed against two persons,” he informed.
Begunia PS IIC Rashmi Ranjan Sahoo informed, “Tehsildar Sir had been to conduct raid when some miscreants attacked him. He has filed a written complaint. We have registered a case and investigation will continue.