CBI men attacked in Noida

Noida, Feb 23 (IANS) A CBI team was on Saturday attacked here in Uttar Pradesh when it tried to accost an accused in a bribery case, officials said.

Some of the Central Bureau of Investigation officers suffered minor injuries, a police officer said.

The probe team was attacked upon reaching a farmhouse adjacent to the national capital, where the accused Sunil Dutt was said to be hiding.

“The team was attacked by the family members of the accused to help him escape from the spot,” he said, adding that the CBI action had come following specific input about the presence of Dutt.

Noida police personnel rushed to the spot to rescue the CBI men after receiving a call.