Berhampur, Feb 11 (LocalWire) Hundreds of leaders and activists of Congress party on Tuesday staged demonstration here near the office of the superintendent of police demanding arrest of top-level officers of the power utility Southco over the electrocution of ten bus passengers at Mandarajpur two days ago.
The party district unit handed over a complaint to the superintendent of police the CPM leaders lodged a complaint at the Baidyanath Pur police station a day after the incident .
They demanded arrest of the officers of the company operating in the region.
“The SP of Berhampur has assured us to take action against the guilty,” said Pramod Kumar Jena, a local Congress leader.
The CPM’s State Secretary Ali Patnaik, who was there at the time of lodging the FIR, said, “The incident took place because of the negligence of the Southco officers.”
“The Police is still investigating the case” said SP Das, the Inspector In-charge of the Baidyanath Pur Police Station.
Southco officials were not available for comments.
Edited by Meenal Singh