Puri: Yet another case of police brutality has come to fore with three members of a family allegedly being beaten up by Kumbharapada Police in Puri district late on Monday.
An elderly man of victimized family has been admitted to the district headquarters hospital in a critical condition.
According to the sources, an heated argument erupted between son and daughter-in-law of one Sarat Paikray of Abakash Lane under Kumbharapada police limits yesterday over some issue, following which the daughter-in-law called up the police and alleged torture by her in-laws.
A police team rushed to the spot and took Sarat, his wife and son into its custody. Later, police beat them up black and blue.
Irate over the police brutality, a group of locals also gheraoed Kumbharpada police station last night.