Bhubaneswar: A Police officer on Sunday allegedly assaulted a 42 year old woman named Urmila Das, who was later admitted to SCB Medical, over a land dispute at Madhupatna, Cuttack.

Sources said the dispute was between Crime Branch Inspector Braja Mohan Das and Mamata Lenka, who has a travel ageny in the city, over a patch of land near Madhupatna Police station. The land lies adjacent to residence of Braja.

Mamata acquired the land in August and constructed a house on it. She was staying with her family including her cousin Urmila. On Sunday morning, a quarrel broke between the families regarding the land dispute which later turned violent and the police officer attacked Urmila with a brick.

“We have filed a complaint at Madhupatna police station and will also petition the DCP against the action of the Inspector” said Mamata.

According to Madhupatna Police, both Mamata and the Inspector have registered FIR against each other.