Thursday, February 26, 2015
EXMLA KANTABANJI, Santosh SinghSaluja (KUKU Singh) attacked in Kantabanji over land dispute.
Bolangir; Former congress MLA from Kantabanji Sri Santosh Singh Saluja was attacked today morning in village Chatuanka near Kantabanji along with one of his brothers and sustained injuries on legs and hand.
According to reports, today morning Santosh Singh Saluja along with his brother AmarjitSingh and an advocate had gone to the village Chatuanka near Kantabanji to settle a land dispute there.
According to reports, as Saluja arrived there, suddenly around five persons who were hiding near the tree came out and attacked him with sharp weapon, when he tried to protect himself he sustained injuries on hand and legs. One of his brothers Amarjit Singh who sustained injuries on head and other parts was shifted to Raipur for further treatment
After the incident Sri Santosh SinghSaluja was brought to Bolangir district headquarter hospital for treatment.
His condition is stable and one of his arteries has been cut and after repair we would recommend to shift him to either Burla orCuttack for further treatment says Bolangir CDMO DrR.N.Tripathy.
Police have been detained five persons in this connection says Uma Shankar Dash SP Bargarh who is in charge of Bolangir district, to this correspondent over phone.