Crime Branch begins probe into Bhadrak incident

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch (CB) of Odisha Police on Sunday began to probe into the alleged objectionable remarks on Hindu deities on social media that led to riot-like situation in Bhadrak town.

“The cyber cell of CB is investigating the alleged offensive remarks on social media and sought information from group admin members,” informed Crime Branch Special DG BK Sharma.

“Investigation by Cyber cell shall focus to identify miscreants spreading rumours in Bhadrak. Technical team shall fast track investigation,” said Sharma.

He also said stringent action would be taken against the persons behind it.