Udala, Feb 18: A team of electricity staffers engaged in the disconnection of payment defaulters was attacked at Naupada village under Khunta electricity division in Mayurbhanj district, police said on Tuesday.
A team led by Khunta electricity sub divisional officer Prashanta Kumar Manna was conducting a disconnection drive against default consumers on Monday.
The team disconnected power supply of a family for not clearing pending dues of Rs 3,031. Irate over it, the consumer’s family members attacked the team.
Police have launched a probe into the incident after the team members lodged a complaint at Khunta police station.