Bhubaneswar, Nov. 22 -- Puri: A man claiming to be an Assistant Commandant (Homeguard) met the family members of K Ramesh, who allegedly died in the police custody on November 18, late on Saturday night.

In a video, which has gone viral, the 'official' is seen making claims of financial assistance and other aids under various government schemes to the deceased' family members. The video went viral on social media platforms on Sunday.

The self-styled Homeguard Assistant Commandant who was accompanied by a local had called on Ramesh's family on Saturday night. In the video he could be seen immersed in a serious discussion with Ramesh's family members, offering them land in the town areas of Puri.

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