The woman cop, identified as Mini Bhoi, sustained multiple injuries to her neck, hand and other body parts in the attack inside the police station.
Though the attack took place on October 26, it came to fore after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
According to sources, some amount of money from a donation box in a temple in Bisoi police limits was stolen a few days back. Following a complaint by the temple’s priest, police had arrested one Sushant Deo on October 26.
Later in the day, IIC Mini Bhoi was alone at the police station when Sushant, who was carrying a blade with him, attacked her all of a sudden.
Sources said, several theft cases are pending against the accused.
A case has been registered against the accused in connection with the attack on the woman cop and further investigation into the matter is underway, said the police.
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