36 booked for freeing criminal from police custody in UP

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Mar 28 (PTI) Thirty six people were booked and four of them arrested for allegedly attacking a police team and freeing a criminal here, an officer said on Sunday.

The incident took place in Sherpur village under Kotwali Police Station on Saturday when a police team had gone to arrest Imlakh, who is a history-sheeter, the officer said.

As the team took Imlakh into custody, some villagers showed up and attacked the police personnel and freed the criminal who remains at large, police said. PTI COR RHL