Women throw acid on policemen in UP town

Opposing the arrest of some people wanted in connection with a case, women in Saharanpur today threw acid at a police team, seriously injuring an inspector.

Lucknow: Opposing the arrest of some people
wanted in connection with a case, women in Saharanpur today
threw acid at a police team, seriously injuring an inspector.

The police team, which had gone to Noor Basti locality to
arrest some accused, were attacked by the women of their
families with acid in which inspector incharge of Kotwali
police station M.P Singh Ashok suffered injuries on the head
and the face, ADG (Law and Order) Brij lal told newspersons
here.

Twenty two people, including nine women, have been
arrested in this connection, the ADG said.

The police had gone to make the arrest in connection with
the FIR filed on July 15 in which 22 people of the locality
were named, the ADG said.

-PTI

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