Sambalpur: In a bizarre incident late Saturday night, the jailor and two subordinate staff of Sambalpur Circle Jail were allegedly attacked by a warder under influence of alcohol.
The accused official was identified as Ashok Thati.
According to sources, the accused warder joined his duty at night in an inebriated condition. Later, jailor Alok Kar refused the accused official from allowing to do night duty. Thati assaulted the jailor and two other employees inside the jail premises after entering into an altercation over the issue. The victims have sustained injuries.
Some other staffers of the jail caught hold of the drunken warder and immediately alerted Dhanupali police about the incident.
On being informed, Dhanupali police rushed to the spot and took the warder into custody. Police have registered a case against him in this connection and launched a probe.
The warder has been detained for interrogation.