Keonjhar, Aug 26
Two persons were arrested for allegedly assaulting a Block Development Officer (BDO) in his office in Keonjhar district today.
The accused duo attacked BDO Ananda Chandra Sethi by sharp-edged weapons while he was busy in his office at Hatadihi block, Bikash Dash, sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Anandpur said.
Sethi got bleeding injuries in the attack and was admitted at the neighbouring Bhadrak district headquarters hospital. His condition is stated to be stable.
Though the intention behind the crime was under investigation, cases were registered and the accused persons, belonging to the nearby Bancho and Kodapada villages will be forwarded to the court, Dash said. (PTI)