Bhubaneswar: A man was brutally assaulted by three youths in front of cops at Laxmi Sagar area here on Tuesday evening. The victim has been identified as Parbinder Pal Singh.
According to sources, Singh was returning home with his children when he noticed an SUV blocking the way to his apartment. He requested the occupants of the car to move the vehicle. Later, an argument ensued between Singh and the youths.
After the situation turned ugly, Singh contacted the police.
On intimation, police reached the spot and called Singh out of his house when the youths suddenly attacked the Sardar with stones in front of the cops.
While Singh sustained critical injuries on his head, a case was registered at the Laxmi Sagar police station in this connection and two persons, identified as Sankar Raut and Deepak Mohanty, were arrested.
On the other hand, the PCR van in-charge has been placed under suspension for negligence in duty.