Berhampur (Odisha): Three policemen
including an inspector were injured in an attack by some
villagers to thwart an excise raid in Ganjam district, police
said on Saturday.
The villagers of Landajuali took away the motorcycle
of the inspector-in-charge of Gangapur police station
Dinabandhu Behera and also damaged the police vehicle when a
team had gone to the village for conducting a raid last night.
"We rushed to the village and rescued all the police
personnel and arrested four villagers in this connection",
SDPO, Bhanjanagar S C Jamadar said.
Efforts were on to nab other persons involved in the
attack, he said adding the situation in the village was
In another incident, nine persons including three women
were arrested for illegally manufaturing and trading country
liquor at Bhanjanagar.
Over 1260 liters of country liquor were seized and
a huge quantity of hooch destroyed in the joint raid by police
and excise personnel at different places in the town, police