A case was lodged against Sundargarh district Superintendent of Police (SP) Soumya Mishra on Saturday for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman during a raid in the district.
Sources said that the case was lodged against the woman police officer in the Hemgiri police station under Sections 347, 341, 506, 457,323, 294, 342, 313, 166, 503 and 504 of the IPC.
The incident reportedly took place when a police team led by the SP had conducted a raid in the Kanika area to nab the woman’s husband. The woman alleged that the SP attacked her when she said that she did not find her husband at home.
The complainant further alleged that she suffered a miscarriage due to the assault by the woman cop.