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Police team attacked for not allowing people to offer namaz at mosque in UP, 2 cops injured

Nearly 20 people allegedly attacked the police team on duty after they were not allowed to offer 'alvida namaz' in the mosque due to the lockdown.

Published: 22nd May 2020 08:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2020 08:06 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BAHRAICH: A group of people allegedly attacked a police team on lockdown duty after it did not allow them to offer namaz at a mosque here on Friday, leaving two policemen injured.

Nine men and four women have been detained in connection with the incident that took place at Katka Marautha village in Huzurpur area of the district, Superintendent of Police Vipin Mishra said.

"Nearly 20 people attacked the police team on duty after they were not allowed to offer 'alvida namaz' in the mosque due to the lockdown," Superindent of Police Vipin Mishra said.

The injured policemen are Pravesh Kumar and Vinay Kumar, the officer said.

An FIR has been lodged against 10-12 unidentified persons for violating prohibitory orders under IPC sections and also under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

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  • a.k.sehanobis

    So it continues but rarely we identify the Attackers.
    9 days ago reply
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