Balasore: A group of women today beat an Anganwadi worker black and blue over alleged financial irregularities at Ataspur village under Bahanaga block in Balasore district.
The Anganwadi worker had an altercation with the villagers today over some financial issues. Irate over the arguments, the village women chased her and thrashed her severely. She was injured in the attack.
On being informed, Khantapada police reached the spot and rescued the worker. Police also started investigation.
The villagers had earlier levelled allegations against the Anganwadi worker over financial irregularities in Anganwadi. They also alleged that she is also not providing the food supplied by the government for the kids and pregnant women.