Bhubaneswar: The Odisha DGP, Abhaya, has placed inspector Deepak Kumar Jena, inspector in-charge (IIC) Badachana police station in Kanpur district under suspension for his misconduct.

Deepak Jena had travelled to Puri along with his family members to have a darsan of Lord Jagannath on Sunday in his official vehicle. He and his family members escorted by an temple insider entered the temple forcefully despite the protest by the police havaldar who.was in-charge of the south door of the temple .
Following a complaint by the havaldar, the Puri Singhdwar police station has registered a case (40/2020) against the IIC and the case under investigation.