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Uttar Pradesh: Constable dies trying to nab cattle smugglers

Gurjar, who tried to physically stop the mini-truck in which the alleged smugglers were travelling in, was hit and fatally injured as the 'miscreants' speed away, officials said. Gurjar died on the spot.

By: PTI | Bareilly | Published: September 27, 2018 7:41:56 pm
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A police constable died whilst trying to nab alleged cattle smugglers near Fatehganj West Toll Plaza here in the early hours of Thursday, police said. Acting on a tip-off that alleged cattle smugglers were moving on Rampur Road, a police team, including constable Sanjiv Gurjar, rushed to the area, officials said.

Gurjar, who tried to physically stop the mini-truck in which the alleged smugglers were travelling in, was hit and fatally injured as the ‘miscreants’ speed away, officials said. Gurjar died on the spot.

A murder case was lodged and investigations into all aspects of the case are on, SSP Muniraj.

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