20 November 2017
Angul: Locals have staged a road blockade near Phulpada protesting the police detention of three villagers in connection with attack on ambulance staff on November 18.
Notably, they were protesting against the atrocity towards a woman by the driver of an ambulance on Saturday night. The driver allegedly attempted to rape the woman in the running ambulance.
The woman had jumped from the running vehicle in a bid to save herself and got critically injured in the process.
Some local villagers rescued the woman and informed the police. The victim is now undergoing treatment in the Angul District Hospital.
The villagers had attacked the ambulance staff as a result the police detained three villagers.