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10 held for attack on police team in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Berhampur (Odisha) 

At least 10 persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in an attack on a police team at Taptapani in Odisha's Ganjam district on May 29.

The accused were held from their houses following a police raid, a senior police officer said.

The crackdown would continue to arrest other persons allegedly involved in the incident, he said.

At least eight police personnel, including Inspector- in-Charge of Patapur Police Station and two assistant sub inspectors, were injured in the the attack by the mob on May 29.

The arrested persons belong to T Gobindapur village, said IIC of Patapur Police Station, Ramesh Chandra Pradhan.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 19:35 IST