Khordha, May 27 -- Thousands of BJP workers gheraoed sub-collector office in Khordha protesting the arrest of party's MLA candidate Prasanta Jagadev in an EVM vandalism incident.

The protestors accused the police of arresting the BJP candidate without verifying the CCTV footage at the polling station.

"No CCTV footage has been verified before arresting Jagadev. The arrest was made as per plan by the BJD," alleged a protestor.

"It is the BJD that used police and administration to arrest Prasanta Jagadev out of fear of losing the polls," said another agitator.

On Sunday, Odisha BJP had threatened to gherao the Khordha Sub-Collector's office if the arrested leader was not released by today.

According to reports, Prasanta Jagadev, the BJ...