Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: The trouble-torn Dhinkia village which witnessed a clash between cops and villagers four days ago is fast returning to normalcy, Jagatsinghpur Superintendent of Police [SP] Akheleshvar Singh on Sunday was visited the disputed village, held discussion with residents, and appealed to the general public to maintain law and order, support police keeping the region peace.
Moreover, SP Singh assured villagers that no arrest would be done and no action against the people allegedly involved in the incident, people absconding the village soon after the incident should return village fearlessly, SP Singh voiced.
Earlier SP Singh reached at Dhinkia Panchayat office where Sarpanch Kishor Kumar Parida, senior villagers as Sisira Mohapatra, Askhya Behera, Nirvaya Samantray, Bebekananda Swain, Prasanta Lenka, Rajib Sahoo and many residents greeted the district police head visit region and then SP moved to victim houses who sustained hurt during police and villagers faceoff. Moreover, SP reached at Phulakhai temple the epic center of JSW agitation and interacted with villagers.
During the discussion, villagers had emphasized the withdrawal of police forces from the village, but SP Singh disagreed with the proposal and pleaded that cops have been deployed to prevent any untoward incident at the village, so no plan its immediate withdrawal, we want peaceful betel vines demolition, land acquisition and patent hearing of public grievances at company and civil administration level, SP added.
Meanwhile the five anti-JSW persons as ex Samiti member Devendra Swain, Narendra Mohanty, Muralidhar Sahoo, Nimain Mallick, Manguli Kandi and Trinatha Mallick who had been arrested by police during the clash forwarded to court after their bail pleas were rejected all sent to Samagola sub-jail near Kujanga. On the other hand, the betel vines demolition and land acquisition works in the proposed JSW site have been halted last three days [Ends]