Lucknow: Armed assailants on Wednesday killed a police sub-inspector during a gun battle in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
The incident took place on the Bareilly highway late Wednesday night.
An official confirmed the news that sub-inspector Sarvesh Yadav received a tip-off about three assailants planning a loot. Yadav along with few other policemen reached the spot and tried to stop and check them, the assailants opened fire on them.
Sub-inspector Sarvesh Yadav was shot dead on the spot, two other policemen received injuries in the exchange of fire with the assailants.
The official added that the condition of police constable Pramod is still critical.
One injured assailant was nabbed by the policemen while two managed to escape.