Police atrocity: Odisha cop beats elderly woman, video goes viral
KalingaTV News Network
Puri: A 74-year-old woman and her daughter-in-law were beaten by IIC of Nimapara police station of the district.
According to reports, one Rita Barik of Dalei Sahi in Dhirapur village had gone to the police station to file an FIR against her husband and in-laws alleging harassment by them on Monday.
Later, Nimapara police station IIC Mrutunjoy Swain called Barik’s husband and mother-in-law Basanti and questioned them about their family dispute at around 11 PM. Instead of solving the problem, Swain all of a sudden started beating both Basanti and Rita black and blue. The elderly woman has sustained severe injury in the attack.
While the police atrocity has been condemned by the locals, Basanti filed a written complaint against the IIC with the Puri Superintendent of Police (SP) and Puri Court. She has demanded stringent action against the accused police official.
Meanwhile, the video clip of Swain’s atrocity, which was shot by an unidentified person in his mobile phone, has gone viral.