Two held for attacking cops inside police station in Odisha capital

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police today arrested two persons for allegedly attacking cops inside the Saheed Nagar Police Station in Odisha capital.

The arrested have been identified as Amit Jena and Sibananda Nath.

A total of three police teams have been formed to apprehend others involved in the attack. The teams are conducting raids at various places to nab the attackers, sources said.

As many as four police personnel had sustained critical injuries on March 3 after 8-10 miscreants attacked the cops, including the IIC and ASI, during night. The 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.

The assailants also ransacked the police station by vandalizing furniture, CCTV cameras, TV set and flower pots.

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