Printed on Wed Sep 28 2022 7:53:44 PM
3 Police killed by the trafficker in India
3 policemen have been shot dead by black deer traffickers in Madhya Pradesh, India. The incident took place in a forest in Guna district of the state on Saturday morning, May 14th, authorities said.
Superintendent of Police Rajeev Mishra said the smugglers on motorcycles opened fire when they encountered patrol police. Police also returned fire. However, taking advantage of the dense jungle, the traffickers were able to escape.
Rajeev Mishra said, "Sub-inspector Rajkumar Jatav, head constable Sant Kumar Meena and constable Neeraj Barghav were killed in the attack." He said the driver of the police vehicle was also injured in the incident. He has been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Police said a team of officers was sent to the area, which includes Aron police station in Guna district, after receiving specific information about the traffickers. They claimed that a group of black deer traffickers was stationed in the area.
Several black deer remains have been recovered from the area, police said.
State Home Minister Narottam Mishra has expressed grief over the deaths of 3 policemen. He said strict action has been directed against the culprits.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore to the families of each of the 3 policemen killed. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting at his residence on Saturday.
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