Police-lawyer conflict: Three cops axed in Cuttack

Cuttack: At least three police personnel, including two constables, were placed under suspension in Cuttack for allegedly assaulting a lawyer in Cuttack on Tuesday.

Cuttack Deputy Commissioner of Police Akhileswar Singh said Havildar PK Behera, Constables BK Samal and UK Bhuyan were put under suspension for allegedly assaulting a lawyer.

They were accused of assaulting lawyer Debi Prasanna Pattnaik at Shastrinagar in Nuabazar on Tuesday.

Reacting over the issue, the High Court Bar Association has resorted to cease-work agitation for two days.