Two policemen injured rescuing `man-eaters`

Two policemen were injured in a clash with mob after the men in uniform refused to hand over to them six people of a nomadic community who, according to the locals, were man-eaters.

Darbhanga: Two policemen were
injured in a clash with mob after the men in uniform refused
to hand over to them six people of a nomadic community who,
according to the locals, were man-eaters.

Sub-Divisional Officer Sanjay Singh said the mob
pelted stones at the Mabubi police station where the six
nomadic people were kept after being rescued by the police
from a section of the people of Kothia and Makhnai villages.

Two policemen were injured in the brickbatting,
following which the force used batons to disperse the mob, the
SDO said.

The villagers were baying for the blood of the nomads
following a rumour that they were man-eaters, he said.

PTI

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