The Asian Age - - Nation - NAYEAR AZAD

A po­lice of­fi­cer was killed dur­ing an en­counter with crim­i­nals in Bi­har’s Kha­garia district on Sat­ur­day. The in­ci­dent oc­curred when SHO Ashish Ku­mar with his team raided Salarpur river­ine belt to ar­rest mem­bers of Di­nesh Muni gang who were hid­ing in a hut in the area.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the of­fi­cer was hit on the chest dur­ing fierce gun bat­tle and died on the spot. A con­sta­ble also re­ceived bul­let in­juries and was later shifted to Bha­galpur for treat­ment.

“Af­ter be­ing in­formed about the pres­ence of crim­i­nals in the area, Ku­mar took his team and raided their hide­out. The crim­i­nals started fir­ing af­ter see­ing the po­lice. Ku­mar was shot on the chest and he suc­cumbed to his in­juries,” ADG S. K. Sing­hal said.

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