Three gang members allegedly concerned in cow slaughter had been arrested after an encounter right here that left two individuals together with a policeman injured, a senior official mentioned on Thursday.
The accused, Shahzad alias Tidda was shot within the leg whereas the policeman suffered bullet harm on his hand in the course of the encounter on Wednesday night time, Superintendent of Police Dinesh Singh mentioned.
On a tip-off, police and Special Operation Group (SOG) workforce had laid siege on the Purvanchal Expressway near Bhatmau right here when the accused opened fireplace and the encounter ensued.
The injured are being handled at a neighborhood well being centre, the SP mentioned.
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The police had been on an alert after a video of cow slaughter within the district surfaced on the social media two days in the past.
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