Cops who tried to arrest rape accused beaten up, 2 critical

GAYA, BIHAR: Miscreants beats up six policemen who were investigating an alleged rape case when they were going to the accused house in Bihar’s Nawada district on Thursday.

According to the police, the accused allegedly raped two girls after kidnapping them from a village in the district. When a team of six policemen were approaching the house to arrest the rape accused, a group of men blocked their way.

One of the policemen who was attacked stated that “When we went to the house by the river, the men attacked us as they tried to escape. Some of us were injured in the attack.”

Senior police officer Rajiv Kumar Mishra asserted that “The girls returned home, after which the policemen went to the village looking for the accused. During the raid, some men attacked the police group. Six policemen including a constable and a senior police officer were injured.”

All the six injured policemen were admitted to a hospital. Two of the injured policemen’s condition is said to be critical. The police said they are looking for the accused and investigation is underway.