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One held for keeping meat on chariot during Rath Yatra

A Man Was Arrested For Allegedly Placing A Carry Bag Containing Meat On A Chariot During The Ratha Jatra Festival Last Month Near Remuna In The Balasore District, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 11 Aug 2016, 08:34:50 AM
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Balasore (Odisha):

A man was arrested for allegedly placing a carry bag containing meat on a chariot during the Ratha Jatra festival last month near Remuna in the Balasore district, police said today. 

"The accused is from Somnathpur village near Balasore and a number of criminal cases are pending against him including rape," Superintendent of Police Niti Sekhar said.

In the early morning of July 14, a priest had found a plastic carry bag containing meat in the corner of the chariot. 
The incident had evoked large scale resentment among the local people who staged a road blockade.

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First Published : 11 Aug 2016, 08:24:00 AM

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