Two Hyderabadi policemen mistaken for kidnappers in Har; beaten up

, 11:25 AM IST

Jind: Two personnel of Hyderabad Police were today allegedly beaten up by a group of traders at a market in Safidon here, who mistook the cops for kidnappers, local police said.

The policemen from Hyderabad had come to a grain market in Safidon in the district, carrying a warrant issued by a Hyderabad court, against a group of persons.

A constable of Hyderabad Police, Alam Palli Alloor, and another policeman, accompanied by two persons arrived at the market in a privat car and allegedly tried to take one Jitendra from there into their car, local police said.

When Jitendra shouted, some of the traders assembled there and allegedly roughed up the policemen from Hyderabad, police said.

It was only when the Hyderabad policemen identified themselves and told the purpose of their visit that the scuffle ended.

On the basis of a complaint by the Hyderabad constable, an FIR has been lodged against five named persons and several unknown persons, local police said, adding, the traders have also lodged a complaint against two policemen from Hyderabad.