07 March 2019
Bolangir: The district's Superintendant of Police suspended ASI Anadi Matari today morning on charges of beating a man, who had levelled child theft allegation in Patnagarh hospital.
The incident so happened that Rudramani Tandi and his wife Jayanti Tandi of Ghasian village had been blessed with a baby boy on Wednesday. However, the boy was allegedly stolen at around 11:45 am by an impostor posing as their relative. Immediately after that, Rudramani filed a complaint at the police station.
Along with the other family members, he also staged a road blockade demanding arrest of the culprit. In order to stop the blockade, ASI Anadi Matari used violence and even thrashed Rudramani, an act that was caught on camera.
Following severe backlash, the SP suspended Anadi Matari today.