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UP Police team carrying out checks on abattoirs attacked

India TV News Desk Sambhal 30 Mar 2017, 0:01:21 IST
India TV News Desk

Five personnel of Uttar Pradesh police, which was on a raid against illegal slaughterhouses, have been reportedly injured in an attack by mob on Wednesday.

Giving details of the incident, Additional SP Ram Murat Yadav said the team had got information about alleged cow slaughter in the area and raided the place.

But, they did not find anything and returned. As soon as the news of police action spread, people gathered pelted the police team with stones leaving five of them injured, he said.

SDM Rashid Khan was also attacked and his staff suffered injuries.

Police reinforcement was rushed to bring the situation under control, Yadav said, adding an inquiry has been ordered into the matter.

(With inputs from PTI)