Lakhanpur police, SOG’s joint team attacked during searches by criminals : Police

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Kathua: Kathua police today said that an alleged criminal was arrested by it. The alleged criminal had attacked Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police and Lakhanpur police during a search operation at Maggar Khad area, Lakhanpur.

Lakhanpur police team alongwith SOG police team led by DySP Tilak Raj Bhardwaj and SHO Lakhanpur Police Station Inspector Vijay Kotwal launched search operation during early morning hours in Maggar Khad area in view of forthcoming Independence Day.

However, during the searches, police said that a mob of few persons led by Muhammed Sharif, son of Lal Hussain, resident of Maggar Khad and Shadu, son of Meedu, resident of Maggar Khad Tehsil and District in Kathua alongwith other persons with criminal intention attacked with lathis, sharp edged weapons (tokas) as well as they pelted stones at police party.

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