Demanding arrest of the accused and justice for the victim, the BJP today observed the bandh in the town. The protesters also raised slogans against the Government and the police administration.
During the bandh hours, road traffic was affected as hundreds of party workers staged road blockades on the main road.
As per reports, miscreants allegedly gang-raped a woman after holding her husband and minor son hostage at gunpoint in the Jeypore area. The shocking incident took place when the woman along with her husband and son were fast asleep at their home on Saturday.