Puri,24/05/19: Tension prevailed in Pipli last night after bombs were hurled at the house of an election candidate in Kamakantia area under Balanga police limits.
According to sources, unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at the house of BJP’s Pipili Assembly candidate Ashrit Patnaik late on Friday night. The bike-borne miscreants pelted three bombs at Ashrit’s house before fleeing the spot
On being informed, Balanga police reached the spot and initiated an investigation into the incident.
While the exact reason behind the incident is unknown, it is suspected that the crime took place over alleged political rivalry, officials said.