Police claim they were attacked as they enforced curfew in Moga, injury to SHO

Police claim they were attacked as they enforced curfew in Moga, injury to SHO

Kulwinder Sandhu

Tribune News Service

Moga, March 31

Police have claimed that they were attacked by a group of villagers at Nurpur Hakima village in Dharamkot of Moga.

According to details, Dharamkot police station SHO Balraj Mohan, along with a police party, went to the village when the panchayat called him alleging that some miscreants were not obeying the curfew order.

The panchayat had taken steps to prevent people from stepping out of their houses. But, some miscreants were not cooperating with the panchayat, it was said.

When the SHO reached the spot to enforce the curfew and to resolve the issue, a group of people allegedly attacked the police party. The police party were allegedly pelted with bricks and stones. The SHO was reportedly injured in the incident.

Later, the police registered an FIR against 27 people. With the help of the panchayat the police arrested six people but the others are evading arrest.

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