UP: 2 cops shot dead in Firozabad

Firozabad (UP), Jun 16: Two constables of police were shot dead by unidentified miscreants during a chase in the Ramgarh area of Uttar Pradesh.

The incident took place when the police duo, constables Dinesh Pratap Singh and Giriraj Kishore Gujjar, aged between 30-32 years, were chasing a group of miscreants last night at Sailai road, DIG range, Vijay Singh Meena said.

The duo had learnt of some miscreants fleeing after carrying out a loot and had gone to intervene, Meena added.

While Giriraj died on the spot after being shot, Dinesh was rushed to the hospital, where he died during treatment.

Following the incident, SO Ramgarh Ajay Kumar Yadav and Sub-Inspector Omar Farooq have been suspended, the DIG said.

A manhunt has been launched to nab the assailants but no arrests have so far been made in the case, police said.


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