Police team attacked by villagers, four injured

Muzaffarnagar(UP): Four policemen were injured when they were allegedly attacked by villagers, who were asked not to block an area during Holi celebrations in Maharajnagar village here.

Police yesterday registered a case against 75 people and arrested two of them for the attack.

A police team was in the village during Holi on Thursday. They asked the revellers not to block an area following which irate villagers started pelting stones on them.

Four policemen — incharge of police outpost Sub-inspector Jitender Singh and constables Gaurav, Jayvir and Praveen — were injured in the incident.

Two accused Samerpal and Charansingh have been arrested, while police is searching for the others.