Sonepur: Five forest department officials were injured after being attacked by some miscreants during a raid at Khatipada village in the Kaudiamunda section under the Binika range on Monday evening.
According to reports, a team of forest department conducted a raid at the village and seized a huge quantity of teak logs.
Later, Forester Mitrabhanu Singh Dalapati along with his team visited the village for further inquiry into the matter. Meanwhile, some villagers attacked them.
Subsequently, Singh sustained serious injuries in the attack. All the injured forest staff members were admitted to Binika Community Health Centre.
Following this, a case was lodged against the villagers.