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Three BJP leaders arrested for pelting stones at police

Press Trust of India  |  Cuttack 

The city police today arrested three leaders of for their alleged involvement in pelting stones at the police during the partys agitation in front of the Municipal Corporation (CMC) here yesterday.

The police arrested city president Laxmidhar Pradhan, and Ranjan Palei. They were booked under various sections of IPC.

During the gherao of the CMC, the protesters entered into a clash with the police when the latter stopped them from marching towards the office. During the clash, a was injured when a stone hit his forehead.

The three leaders were produced before a which remanded them to 15-days judicial custody.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 21:05 IST