One of the accused who attacked constable held

  • | Thursday | 21st September, 2023

Kanpur: One of the two criminals, who had attacked a head constable with sticks and bricks and deprived him of his cash and a mobile phone, was arrested by the police following an early morning encounter on Wednesday.His accomplice Vishal Yadav was arrested earlier by the police late on Tuesday night, and on his tip off, the police on Wednesday arrested his aide Rahul Yadav after the encounter. Rahul got injured by a bullet in his leg during the encounter.Deputy commissioner of police (West) Vijay Dhull said the two miscreants, riding a bike, had fatally attacked head constable Mohammad Murtaza leaving him critically wounded in Bilhaur area of the district on Monday night.The crooks snatched a mobile phone and cash from him and fled away. The police had registered an FIR against the miscreants for robbery and attempt to murder and launched a search to make their arrest possible, the DCP further said.Besides a pistol, several cartridges, mobile phone and looted money have been recovered from Rahuls possession. The injured criminal has been admitted to the Lala Lajpat Rai hospital for treatment. Once he attains normalcy, he will be discharged from LLR hospital and sent to jail. Both the accused belong to Kamsan village of Bilhaur, the DCP added.We also published the following articles recentlyCriminal injured in encounter; arrestedSaurabh Shakya, a criminal wanted in over seven cases, was arrested in Kanpur after being injured in a police encounter. He was found with a motorcycle, a revolver, and live cartridges. Another criminal, Mohd Akil, with bounties in Amroha and Etah, was caught in Rajabpur after opening fire on the police. He was found with a country-made pistol. In Nashik, two criminals, Nikhil Pawar and Salman Pathan, have been externed for a year due to their involvement in assault and extortion.Two women Naxalites killed in encounter with police in ChhattisgarhTwo female Naxalites were killed in a gunfight with security personnel in Chhattisgarhs Dantewada district. The encounter took place during an anti-Naxalite operation by the District Reserve Guard (DRG) based on specific information about the presence of Naxalites in the area. The bodies of the two women Naxalites, along with weapons, were recovered from the spot. A search operation is currently underway in the area.

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