Bhubaneswar: As many as four police personnel sustained critical injuries in Odisha capital last night as they were allegedly attacked by a group of miscreants inside the Saheed Nagar Police Station here.
According to reports, 8-10 miscreants initially attacked three persons who were detained at the police station in a road accident case. Cops present inside the police station tried to stop the attackers, during which they thrashed four police officials, including the IIC and ASI.
The assailants also ransacked the police station by vandalizing furniture, CCTV cameras, TV set and flower pots. Police have detained six persons in connection with the attack. CCTV footage is being examined to identify others involved in the incident, police said.
Three platoons of police force have been deployed at the police station to avoid any further untoward incident. The injured cops have been admitted to the Capital Hospital here for treatment.