BHUBANESWAR: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday expelled Odia actor Tatwa Prakash Satapathy alias Papu Pom Pom from the party after his alleged involvement in the casting couch issue came to fore.
“BJD president has expelled Papu Pom Pom from the party,” said a press release issued by BJD general secretary Debi Prasad Mishra.
A minor girl has lodged a complaint with the Mahila Police Station here that Papu has sexually exploited her by assuring to give role in Odia films.
Notably, Papu had unsuccessfully contested from Champua Assembly segment on BJD ticket in 2014 elections.
Meanwhile, the Commissionerate Police have formed a special squad to catch the famous comedian, who is absconding.