Sambalpur (Odisha), Sep 15 (PTI) The functioning of Sambalpur Sadar Tehsil office and Sub-Collector office was affected today as the employees resorted to pen down strike in protest against the attack on a female Revenue Inspector (RI) by a woman lawyer.

The employees of both the offices staged dharna on the premises of the office of the sub collector demanding the action against the woman lawyer.

The laywer allegedly assaulted the RI in the sub-collector’s office premises last evening over sending of an application of caste certificate to another district.

Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Arora said both the RI and the lawyer have lodged complaints against each other.

“We are investigating into the incident,” he said.

Sambalur Bar Association president Atanu Ghosh said, the RI is the daughter of a lawyer.

“This is internal matter and we will resolve the issue amicably,” Ghosh said.

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