Jajpur, Apr 8: A woman has been accused of assaulting a female BDO and her co-worker in the Danagadi block office area of Jajpur district.
According to sources, a team led by local BDO was on an investigation into the lockdown while a woman allegedly abused the BDO and her co-workers.
The BDO lodged a complaint against the woman at Danagadi Police Station with the permission of the District Magistrate.
The woman has been detained by the Danagadi police.
Later, the Jajpur Road police station officer reached the spot and began investigation.
The woman, who hails from Kolkata, is said to be working for an industrial firm in Kalinganagar.
Sources said that while the woman was riding a scooter during the lockdown, the BDO asked her to stop but the accused woman threw the scooter at the BDO and snatched the mask from BDO’s face, and insulted her.
The woman also broke the mobile of BDO’s co-worker.
The woman, however, has refuted the allegation.