Bhadrak(15/01/2022): Tension ran high at Bhadrak town on Friday evening after a youth sustained injuries in an accident during a mask checking drive by the police.
During the drive, the police personnel started chasing two bike-borne youths travelling without masks.
Seeing the cops, the duo evaded the barricades and attempted to escape.
Hurriedly, they crashed with one Prabhat Mishra, who was walking home near Carmel School in the town.
Mishra was rushed to the district headquarters hospital.
He suffered injuries in his leg.
Following the incident, an angry mob blocked the road for a long time and protested alleging police excess.