Cop injured in encounter with cow smugglers

Sambhal: A police constable was injured in an encounter with suspected cow smugglers in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district.

Police said that the encounter took place after receiving a tip-off that gangsters were in the vicinity under the jurisdiction of Nakhasa police station.

“Three criminals on a motorcycle fired at the police when we tried to stop them. One of out of three criminals has been arrested and is a cow smuggler from Rampur. The remaining two criminals fled the spot,” Assistant
Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sambhal Pankaj Pandey told ANI.

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“During the encounter, a police constable, Ashish Kumar, was injured in firing by criminals,” he said.

An investigation into the matter is underway.


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