Madhya Pradesh: Police team attacked in Dhar, 3 cops injured
The police team reached the village after getting information about a woman who went missing with her child
Dhar: A police team was attacked and a rifle was snatched from them when they went to look for a missing woman at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district on Saturday, an official said.
Three policemen were injured in the incident that took place in Kharaywadi village under Tirla police station, some 35 km from the district headquarters, in the morning, Dhar's superintendent of police (SP) Aditya Pratap Singh said.
The police team had reached the village after getting information about a woman who went missing with her child, he said.
While exiting the village, the accused Suga Adivasi and his family members attacked the police team and snatched a rifle from them, he said.
At least six accused have been identified and will soon be arrested with the recovery of the weapon, the official said.
Head constables Prakash Bhawar and Mahendra Rajput and assistant sub-inspector Manish Bhagore were injured in the attack, it was stated.
The police on Thursday arrested the four accused for the incident that took place at a village, around 40 km from the district headquarters
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will also be present at the ceremony
The arrested duo told police that they were taking the explosive material to dig a well