Bhubaneswar: Nimapara police station IIC Mrutyunjay Swain has been shifted to the Puri district police headquarters following the allegation of thrashing a woman and her mother-in-law in the police station recently.
The Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) will remain in charge of the police station till the investigation is over, said reports.
Notably, Basanti Palata (74), a resident of Dhirapur Dalaisahi, had alleged before the Puri SP that she had been beaten up at the Nimapada police station severely by the IIC in connection with a complaint of torture lodged against her by her daughter-in-law.
However, the IIC has refuted the charge saying he had only asked the woman to take her daughter-in-law home. Her daughter-in-law was staying in her parental house following family quarrels with her husband and mother-in-law.