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Cop thrashes lawyer in Ganjam

13/11/2018 at 3:04 PM

Ganjam: Yet another dispute between police and lawyer was reported in the district.

Sources said a lawyer identified as Haraprasad Das was allegedly thrashed by police personnel inside Buguda police station.

The lawyer today visited the police station to have a discussion with the police official over a disputed land. During discussion an altercation ensued and a police official thrashed the lawyer, the sources added.

Meanwhile, the victim advocate was admitted to the Buguda Primary Health Centre.

On the other hand, the Buguda Bar Association convened an emergency meeting to decide the future course of action.

Notably, lawyers are on strike in Cuttack for last two and half a month after three police personnel allegedly assaulted an Orissa High Court lawyer on August 28 in Cuttack. Day after the attack, the High Court lawyers are on the strike which is still continuing.

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