Constable injured as mob attacks police team in UP's Budaun

Published: 25 October, 2020 12:23 IST | PTI | Budaun

Rifle of one of the two policemen was also snatched by the mob

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A constable was injured when a mob attacked a police team in a village in Budaun's Alapur area. The team went there after receiving reports of gun shots, officials said on Sunday.

The incident took place in Kakrala village on Saturday night.

After receiving reports of gun shots, constables Ashok Bhadauria and O P Singh reached the village, following which a mob attacked them and started throwing bricks, ASP Praveen Singh Chauhan said.

Bhadauria sustained injuries during the attack and the rifle of one of the two policemen was snatched by the mob, he said.

Later, senior police officials reached the spot with additional force and controlled the situation.

Budaun SSP Sankalp Sharma said police have recovered the rifle which was snatched from the constable and two persons have been arrested in this connection.

Efforts are on to nab others involved in the incident, he said.

The injured constable was admitted to a hospital, where his condition was stated to be stable, the SSP added.

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