Lawyers protest over assault on judicial magistrate

Rourkela: The Rourkela Bar Association called for a seize work agitation protesting over the assault against Arun Patnaik- judicial magistrate first class (JMFC) by Police here on Monday.

The agitation which began in Rourkela spread to the other parts of the state — as lawyers have now taken to the streets and burning tyres in protest. The Rourkela Bar Association
is demanding  the suspension of Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) and the Superintendent of Police, Rourkela.

Earlier on Sunday, the police picked and took him to the police station where he was made to go through physical and mental torture, said Arun Patnaik. Later he failed a case in Udit Nagar police station.