Malkangiri: Hundreds of Congress workers ransacked the Chitrakonda police station in Malkangiri district today.
According to reports, the incident occurred while Congress workers who were mostly tribals armed with traditional weapons were staging a demonstration in front of the Chitrakonda block office when they suddenly went berserk and ransacked the police station after barging into the premises.
The agitators damaged a police vehicle and flower pots kept inside the police station premises.
They were demonstrating to highlight the various problems faced by the tribals and police atrocities on them in the Swabhiman Anchal.
At the time of the incident, senior Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati was addressing the demonstrators.