Berhampur: An excise official was
seriously injured when a mob attacked a joint team of excise
and police personnel on their return journey after conducting
raids on illegal liquor manufacturing units in Khallikote area
of Ganjam district on Wednesday.
Excise Superintendent B N Dhal sustained head injuries
when his vehicle was attacked with iron rods and stones by the
mob at Sourapalli, police said.
He was admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital
here, police said adding that a police jeep was also damaged.
During raids, huge quantities of country-made liquor