Odisha: BJP MLA Arrested for Assaulting and Threatening Engineer
Prakash Soren, a BJP legislator from Odisha, was arrested on September 4 for allegedly physically assaulting an ITDA assistant executive engineer. According to the victim, the MLA abused him alleging all work was given to other party members. Reportedly, Soren demanded Rs five lakh, and even threatened the victim to life. The accused MLA was arrested and later released on bail. Following the arrest, BJP party workers had staged protests.