Armed Maoists kidnap OC, injure ASI in WB police station

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 15:42

Midnapore (WB): Suspected armed Maoists
today abducted an officer-in-charge, injured an ASI and looted
arms from a police station near Lalgarh in West Midnapore
district, police said.

A group of about 25 Maoists on motorcycles raided the
Sankrail police station, abducted officer-in-charge Atin Dutta
and shot at assistant sub-inspector Sukhendu Mansata, they
said.

A gunfight broke out between the two parties which carried on for 45 minutes before the attackers fled.

They looted arms and ammunition from the police station
which is surrounded by jungles.



First Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 15:42

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