Punjab

Attack on police personnel in curfew; Villager arrested for attempt to murder

Dilbag Singh | April 06, 2020 04:55 PM

 

NURMAHAL The Nurmahal police on Monday arrested a villager on the charge of attacking police personnel with the intention to kill them in the lockdown and the curfew.

Station House Officer (SHO) Jatindar Kumar said that the accused has been identified as Des Raj son of Taran Chand a resident of Pandori Jagir village.

SHO said that assistant sub-inspector Sarup Singh and home guard jawan Rachhpal Singh were on petrol duty in rural areas on Monday and when they reached Pandori Jagir village the accused attacked police personnel with a burning bottle of kerosene and badly burnt them.SHO said the police reached on the spot and rushed injured policemen to Jalandhar civil hospital and arrested the accused.

SHO said a case under sections 307(attempt to murder) 353(Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty.)186(Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions.) 188(disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 427(mischief) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused.

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