Bhadrak: Seven Excise officials sustained injuries after being allegedly attacked by bootleggers in Mirzapur locality under Puruna Bazaar police limits in Bhadrak today.
According to reports, Excise officials were attacked by bootleggers while they were conducting a raid against illicit liquor trading in Mirzapur locality.
The raiding party had nabbed two bootleggers and seized illicit liquor from their possession.
Suddenly a group of people appeared on the scene, allegedly attacked Excise officials with bamboo sticks and stones, forcibly released the men nabbed by them and took away the seized illicit liquor.
The Excise officials were later rescued by the police, reports added.