Three traffic cops stabbed; 2 youths held

Bhubaneswar: Three traffic constables were stabbed by two youths with knife at AG Square here today.

Sources said the traffic cops intercepted the youths at AG Square as the bike rider was driving without wearing helmet. A war of words was exchanged between the youths and the constables. Later, the youths attacked the cops with a knife.

The injured were OPS Mahendra Biswal and constables Rohan Swain and Gyanaranjan Das. They were admitted to the Capital Hospital here in critical condition.

Meanwhile, police detained the two youths and are interrogating them.