PEO injured after being shot at by miscreants in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) sustained bullet injuries after being shot at by unidentified miscreants at Daspalla area in Nayagarh district today.
The victim has been identified as Murali Barik, who was on duty for registration of Village Level Workers in this area.
According to sources, the incident occurred when Barik was busy in his work. Spotting him alone the miscreants opened fire on him. However, the bullet hit the PEO’s leg leaving him critically injured.
Locals immediately rescued him and rushed to the Daspalla CHC. Later, he was shifted to Nayagarh DHH.
On being informed, local police reached the spot and registered a case regarding the incident, sources added.

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