Chapra, Jul 8 (UNI) Criminals shot dead a policeman and escaped with an undertrial prisoner before his production at the local civil court.
Police said three motorcycle-brone assailants intercepted policeman Vahabuddin Ansari escorting the prisoneer from the civil court lock-up and tried to free him at gun point.
When the cop resisted the criminals fired at him indiscriminately injuring him seriously. They escaped with the prisoner.
The injured cop was rushed to the local hospital where he died.
Meanwhile, Saran range Inspector General Jagmohan said a special task force had been constituted to nab the killers.
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