Sambalpur: A jail warder, Ashok Thati was suspended by the Prisons and Correctional Services authorties on Sunday on charges of assaulting the Jailor and a couple of other colleagues.
Thati has been charged with beating the Jailor and two other staffers of the Circle Jail here on Saturday night. According to reports, the Warder was in an inebriated condition when he carried out the alleged assault on his senior.
“The Jailor Alok Kar was trying to prevent Thati from night duty, when he was found coming to work in a drunken state. Irked by the order, Thati hit his senior and another employee on their face. The two sustained injuries,” said an official of the Jail.
Thati was overpowered by two other Jail personnel who simultaneously reported the matter to Dhanupali police. The Warder was also booked by the local police on a complaint lodged in this case.