Iskcon Issue Taken to Court

by The Telegraph [Calcutta, India]

Bhubaneswar, May 8: Five Iskcon devotees, who were detained by police last night in connection to blocking road and scuffling with the police personnel, were forwarded to the court today.

The cops who had visited the temple premises with the detainees this morning carried out interrogations till afternoon.

The devotees have admitted to have acted “whimsically”, said inspector Rajendra Behera of Nayapalli police station today.

The accused — Prashant Patra, Bishnu Charan Mohanty, Sachi Barik, Nilakantha Mohapatra and Deepak Mohapatra — have been charged under Sections 147, 148, 151, 332, 353, 294, 341, 506 and 149 IPC, he added

Yesterday afternoon, 200-odd Iskcon devotees in Nayapalli blocked the NH 5 protesting against the water-logging inside the temple premises.

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