Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 20 (ANI): Two accused were arrested for attacking a head constable with sticks which injured him in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur on Tuesday, an official statement said on Wednesday.
Head constable, Mohammad Murtuza is appointed in Kanpur’s Kakwan police station area.
According to the official statement, the constable was attacked by the accused while the former had gone to Bilhaur (located in Kanpur) on Monday night.
The accused, identified as Rahul Yadav and Vishal, attacked the constable with bricks and sticks after which the latter got injured.
Later, they absconded after looting the injured’s phone and money, the statement added.
As per the statement, the police arrested the accused Rahul near the Chandali crossing in Kanpur during an encounter, earlier today, and another accused, Vishal was held earlier.
Accused Rahul was injured during the encounter and is undergoing treatment at Kanur’s Hallet hospital.
Meanwhile, Special DG (Law and Order) of Uttar Pradesh, Prashant Kumar addressed the media in Lucknow.
“There were two people involved in it… One accused has been arrested, and one has been injured… Whoever attacks Police during duty, the process of their arrest is the same everywhere…But attacking the Police is not a normal incident… This is done by those who are cunning criminals…”, he said. (ANI)
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