Excise staff injured in attack by villagers in Odisha; 3 arrested

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sundargarh, Jan 11:

Three staff of Excise department were injured in an attack by villagers in Kendudihi area under Lahunipara police limits of Odisha’s Sundargarh district today.

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According to reports, the staff along with local police were attacked by locals when the former had gone to Kendudihi to conduct raids after getting information about illegal liquor trade in the area.

The villagers launched attack on the cops opposing their arrival to conduct raids, sources said.

They also ransacked two police vehicles, sources said.

Registering a case into the incident, police have arrested three persons.

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