2 cops thrashed by drunk men in UP village

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Bahraich (UP), May 24 (PTI) Two policemen were thrashed by a group of drunk people when they visited a village here after receiving a complaint about a scuffle on Monday, officials said.

The team of two visited Baraulia village to look into the matter involving three brothers – Bhagwati, Malti Prasad and Paras -- and were attacked by a bunch of people who were drunk, Additional Superintendent of Police, Rural, Ashok Kumar said.

Apart from Sub-inspector Santosh Bajpai and constable Pankaj Tiwari, two villagers were also hurt in the incident.

An FIR was lodged against over half a dozen people and four people have been detained so far, the officer said, adding probe in the matter was on. PTI CORR ABN MGA MGA MGA