Ghaziabad: A Sub-Inspector was injured when
locals of Nahli village here shot at a police team from
Bulandsher district which was in pursuit of a wanted criminal,
police said today.
SI Girwar Singh of Gulaothi police station received
bullet injuries last evening when the villagers attacked the
police team in plain cloths chasing a criminal Yamin, who was
carrying a reward of Rs 5000 on his head and wanted in
connection with several cases in Bulandshar, they said.
The situation was finally brought under control after the
intervention of local police, Superintendent of Police (Rural)
M M Beg told PTI.
One person was arrested and a country-made pistol seized
from him, the officer said, adding condition of the injured is
stated to be out of danger.
The villagers claimed that they did not recognise the
police party in plain clothes who came in a private vehicle.
They attacked the police team, taking them for miscreants, he
Separate cases have been lodged by both sides and an
inquiry has been ordered into the incident.