Bhadrak, Apr 26: At least two youths sustained critical injuries after a miscreant and his aides attacked them with iron rod and sticks in Tentulidihi under Chandbali Police Station last night over their protest to his delay in coming to work after receiving advance payment.
As per the report, the accused Manoj Behera, who happens to be a daily wager had received a sum of Rs 2,000 as advance from Bikash Behera of Tentulidihi for construction work a few days back. After he didn’t turn up for work for long, Bikash expressed his protest to him and a verbal duel erupted between the two.
In a fit of anger, Manoj and a group of his aides reached Bikash’s house last night and attacked his brother Ganesh with iron rods inflicting head injury. As Bikash tried to save his brother from the attackers, they hit him with bamboo cudgels to left critical.
Manoj was first rushed to Chandbali CHC for treatment and then shifted to Bhadrak DHH due to deteriorating condition.
Two separate cases have been lodged in connection with the case by the two sides at Chandbali Police Station and the investigation is underway.