Unrest In Puri Village After Detection Of Corona Patient

Puri: After detection of a COVID-19 patient in Nisibhanra village under Puri Sadar police limits, unrest rose between two groups, today.

As per reports, the two groups had an ugly face-off and both the groups are said to have dropped crude bombs in the village area.

In the face-off, Bichitra Pradhan of Kachapashi village was injured. He is under treatment at the Community Health Centre of Rebana village.

As per the latest reports, there was still unrest in and around the village.

In order to bring the situation under control, four platoons of police force have been deployed. Puri SP, DSP, Puri Sadar PS IIC, Brahmagiri PS IIC, are also present at the scene.

Akhileswar Singh, SP, Puri