4 attack 3 cops with swords and choppers
MUMBAI: Police are on the lookout for four youths who allegedly attacked three policemen with choppers and swords at Antop Hill early on Sunday, injuring them. This is fifth serious attack on cops this year.
Wadala TT police said around 3.15am, sub-inspector Sandeep Mane and constables Shaikh and Lohare were on patrol duty in Sangam Nagar slums, when they learnt about a brawl in the vicinity.
“The youths, armed with choppers and swords, were fighting over some issue. The three cops tried to stop them and told them to accompany them to the police station,” said DCP (zone IV) N Ambika. The youths refused and allegedly assaulted the cops. “One of them attacked Mane with a sword and the latter sustained injuries on the palm. Another accused hit him on the head. He was administered four stitches on the head,” said inspector S Kamble. “The injured cops were taken to Sion hospital and discharged after treatment.”