On Monday a complaint has been lodged against an employee of Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) by a woman from Agra. 12th century shrine, alleging physical abuse to her and her family.
The woman said the JTP man, as Sudarsan Sahoo, hit with a stick inside the temple. “When I protested, he again hit me and my husband with the stick. My six-month-old son was hurt after being hit by the stick. The Agra women also alleged that he tried to pull my sari and hair.But the Sahoo said my intention was not to hit the pilgrims. I also said sorry to them. They created an unnecessary flutter.
Jadunath Jena, OIC of Singhadwar police station, said two separate cases were registered based on the complaints from Sahoo and the woman.On the basis of the JTP man’s complaint was registered under Sections 341, 294, 323, 506 and 34 and whereas another case on the basis of the woman devotee’s complaint, a case has been registered under Sections 341, 323 and 354 of IPC , the police officer said.