7 cops, five security guards beaten up by public in WB

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:13

Jalpaiguri: In a case of mistaken identity, at least twelve securitymen, including seven cops, were seriously injured when they were beaten up by locals in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.
On the suspicision they were cattle thiefs, the locals of Jalpesh area in Mynaguri assaulted five private security guards and later seven policemen who came to their rescue late last night, official sources said.
The injured securitymen were admitted to the Mynaguri civil hospital.

A strong contingent of police force have reached the spot and five people allegedly connected with the incident have been taken into custody.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:13

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