Locals protest transfer of Aska inspector-in-charge
Ganjam: Vehicular traffic came to a standstill today as locals blocked all roads connecting Aska in Ganjam district protesting the transfer of the local inspector-in-charge (IIC).
Recently, the incumbent in-charge of Aska police station Santosh Kumar Jena has been transferred to Rourkela.
Various organisations in Aska have extended support to the agitation. The agitators claimed that criminal activities in the area witnessed a sharp decrease during the tenure of the IIC.
The IIC has proved competence and controlled the law and order situation here efficiently, the agitators said.
Locals and social activists have demanded cancellation of the transfer order and threatened to intensify the agitation if their demand is not met.