Weapon-laden car: 1 killed in po­lice fir­ing

The Free Press Journal - - MUMBAI/STATE -

MUM­BAI: An uniden­ti­fied per­son was killed in re­tal­ia­tory po­lice fir­ing when he and his as­so­ci­ates al­legedly at­tacked the per­son­nel for in­ter­cept­ing their car laden with weapons in So­la­pur in the wee hours of Sun­day, an of­fi­cial said. Three po­lice­men also re­ceived in­juries in the at­tack by the oc­cu­pants of the four-wheeler, he said. So­la­pur taluka po­lice sta­tion in-charge Vi­jay Patil and three other cops were on night pa­trol when they in­ter­cepted the ve­hi­cle, in which 4-5 people were trav­el­ling, on sus­pi­cion at 3.30 am in Ule­gaon, around 400 km from Mum­bai, he said. The team found some weapons such as swords and chop­pers in the ve­hi­cle, the of­fi­cial said.

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