Jagatsinghpur Employees associations resorted seize work protesting police inaction

Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: Protesting police inaction arresting a youth who had assaulted a Revenue Inspector [RI] one week ago, as many as 8 employees associations functioning in Jagatsinghpur district resorted seize work on Wednesday. Following employees strike administrative works in all blocks, Tehsil government offices remained halt, the agitated employees have threatened the stir will continue unless their demands are not met.
Report said that the victim RI Susanta Kumar Swain accompanying Tahasildar Sidhartha Shankar Sahoo had visited Balipatana Hat for conducting a field inspection where a local youth Subash Chandra Nayak assaulted RI Swain following an altercation for which Swain had sustained injuries.
Meanwhile a complaint had been lodged in Balikuda police station by RI Swain against the alleged youth on January 20,but after passing of one week police have not arrested the alleged youth, the investigation has been moving very negligent manner , rued agitated employees association leaders.
Report said that protesting the incident Balikuda Tahasil office staff had resorted a pen down strike then seize work past three days but police did not move promptly arresting the alleged youth informed Tahasil supervisor Kalandi Swain, as consequence we intensified the stir across district, Swain lamented.
Sources informed that following employees strike administrative works in offices across district have seriously affected meanwhile the alleged youth’s wife Khulana Nayak has lodged an FIR against RI Swain who had ill-treated her husband on the occurrence day, RI association president Govinda Bindhani has kidnapped her husband so she demanded action against duo culprits later Khulana was apprised collector S K Mohapatra about the incident on Wednesday.
On the other hand police refuted allegation that investigation is progressing in trivial manner and added that after committing the crime the alleged youth has been absconding from village, a search drive has been launched tracing him, informed Balikuda police station IIC Sarveswar Behera.