Policemen attacked, under-trials freed in UP

Criminals attacked a police van and freed three under-trials after killing two policemen here on Wednesday.

Policemen attacked, under-trials freed in UP
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Lucknow, July 17: Criminals attacked a police van and freed three under-trials after killing two policemen here on Wednesday.





The criminals also took away a police rifle with them.




According to Additional DG (Law and Order) PV Ramashastri, the attack took place near Baniyather in Sambhal district on Wednesday evening.




A total of 24 under-trials were being transported from Chandausi court to Moradabad when a gang of heavily-armed criminals attacked the van near Dhannumal Tiaraha at around 4:30 pm.



The two policemen - identified as Harendra and Brijpal - who were shot were taken to a hospital. But they were declared dead on arrival.





The police have formed several teams to nab the under-trials who have escaped.





News24 Bureau




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