Digapahandi: As many as three police officials sustained critical injuries after reportedly being attacked by locals in Digapahandi area of Odisha’s Ganjam district today.
The injured cops, including Patapur police station IIC, were rescued by reporters and admitted to Mohana hospital.
According to reports, a truck driver of Gobindapur was thrashed by two youths of Taptapani last night.
Protesting the incident, locals were today staging a road blockade near Gobindapur by placing trees disrupting vehicular movement.
On being informed, police reached the spot with an intention of pacifying the locals. However, they pelted stones at the cops injuring three of them.