Annoyed over his makes an attempt of eradicating encroachment over his land, a youth in Sambalpur district of Odisha on Friday torched a Tehsil workplace gutting precious land paperwork.
Officers mentioned a person named Rajiv Kisan of Tileimal village on Friday morning reached the tehsil workplace of Rengali in autorickshaw carrying diesel in plastic cans. “The watchman was sweeping the workplace when the youth sprinkled diesel contained in the workplace and set fireplace to it earlier than anybody may react. Very quickly a number of recordsdata had been up in smoke,” mentioned Rengali tehsildar Sunil Meher.
The person then went stay on Fb displaying the tehsil workplace in fireplace which quickly attracted the eye of different officers. In his Fb stay video, the youth stored on ranting in regards to the injustice finished to him by the Tehsil officers over an individual encroaching his land.
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“Once I got here to the workplace, a number of rooms had been burning and recordsdata had been already gutted. I knowledgeable the hearth brigade,” mentioned Tehsildar Sunil Kumar Meher. “Our workers caught maintain the youth. He has been arrested by the police,” he added.
The tehsildar mentioned the quantum of loss is but to be ascertained however the document room containing the digitised land paperwork is protected.
Sources mentioned the youth was upset over his land being encroached by one other man and he had lodged a grievance within the tehsil workplace a number of instances.