Three arrested for assaulting doctor, staff at Chandbali CHC

Bhadrak: Police have arrested three persons for allegedly assaulting a doctor and staff of Chandbali Community Health Centre (CHC) in Bhadrak on Sunday.

The accused have been identified as Chandrakant Das, Ranjan Das and Babaji Das of Pahadpur area under Chandbali block in the district.

According to reports, the three youths barged into the CHC yesterday late night and attacked Dr. Bishnupada Sahu. They also hurled abuses on Sahu and assaulted a nurse and an attendant present at the spot.

“At around 10.45 pm yesterday, Dr Sahu called me over phone and informed me about the attack on him by three youths. Other staff were also assaulted. Later, an FIR was lodged at the police station,” Medical Officer of the CHC, Ashwini Kar, said.

All the accused have been arrested on the basis of the CCTV footage. Inspector-in-charge of Chandbali Police Station, Minati Biswal said, “The accused were arrested after a case was lodged at the police station by the doctor. They will be forwarded to court.”