Bhubaneswar: In what indicates deterioration in law and order, three miscreants attacked a retired police officer with an axe and looted him of money at the Forest Department inspection gate in Bolangir town early this morning.
The victim, identified as Bishnu Prasad Padhi, has been admitted to the Bolangir District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). The miscreants, who had come on a bike, fled from the spot after committing the crime.
Family members of Padhi have lodged a complaint at the Bolangir town police station. Acting on the complaint, the police have started investigation.