ASP Sambhal Pankaj Pandey speaking to ANI in Sambhal.
ASP Sambhal Pankaj Pandey speaking to ANI in Sambhal.

UP: Cop injured in encounter with cow smugglers

ANI | Updated: Jun 03, 2019 10:54 IST

Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jun 3 (ANI): A police constable was injured in an encounter with suspected cow smugglers in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district.
Police said that the encounter took place after receiving a tip-off that gangsters were in the vicinity under the jurisdiction of Nakhasa police station.
"Three criminals on a motorcycle fired at the police when we tried to stop them. One of out of three criminals has been arrested and is a cow smuggler from Rampur. The remaining two criminals fled the spot," Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sambhal Pankaj Pandey told ANI.
"During the encounter, a police constable, Ashish Kumar, was injured in firing by criminals," he said.
An investigation into the matter is underway. (ANI)

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