12 unidentified men booked for attack on police van in Muzaffarnagar

Police have registered a case against 12 unidentified men in connection with the attack on a police van in which a constable was killed, police said on Saturday.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 11, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar (UP): Police have registered a case against 12 unidentified men in connection with the attack on a police van in which a constable was killed, police said on Saturday.

An FIR has been lodged under various sections of the IPC against unknown miscreants who had yesterday opened fire on the police van carrying undertrial prisoners by Sub Inspector Udham Singh near Mansoorpur police station on the Delhi-Dehradun national highway, they said.

A safari car used in the crime has been seized and security has been tightened in the area, SSP, Muzaffarnagar, H N Singh said adding no arrests have been made so far.

The miscreants attacked the police van in which three undertrials were being taken back to Bulanshahr jail after a hearing in the Court of Additional District Judge Mohammad Ali.

Narendra (30), a police constable was killed and five others injured, including an undertrial and three other policemen.