Kendrapara, Nov 8 (LocalWire): A journalist of a private TV channel on Wednesday filed an FIR against actor-turned MP, Anubhav Mohanty and alleged that Mohanty had abused him when he tried to interview him.
Acting on the FIR, police today booked Mohanty under Sections 341, 323, 294 and 506 of Indian Penal Code.
Police are investigating the case, said Ranjan Samantray, the IIC of Kendrapara town police station.
Mohanty was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kendrapara after defeating BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda.
Journalists held a protest march and raised slogans against Anubhav Mohanty in front of the office of the Collector in Kendrapara on Wednesday.
They also demanded that the MP be brought to book.
A delegation of journalists also met the Collector of Kendrapara Samarth Verma and sought an enquiry into the incident and demanded strict action be taken against Mohanty.