Published On : Wed, Nov 18th, 2020

Two Punjab men try to kill PSI, other cop while rescuing teenager in Kalamna

Nagpur: In an outrage, two men from Punjab attempted to kill two policemen including a PSI when they went to rescue a man from the clutches of the two accused. The accused also injured two other cops by attacking them with an iron rod. The incident took place in Kalamna police jurisdiction on late Tuesday night. Both the accused have been arrested.

The arrested men have been identified as Samshersingh Majorsingh Randhava (24) and Mandipsingh Suryavirsingh Siddhu (26), both natives of Amritsar, Punjab.

The trouble started when Kalamna police received information that the two accused had caught a teenager named Girish Mansukh Sahu (17), resident of Plot No. 229, Vijay Nagar, Kalamna, and tied him to diesel tank of a truck (RJ-11/GB 1471) with a rope at Kalamna Market. The accused were beating Girish and threatened to kill him with a knife over some issue. Acting fast on the information, a team of Kalamna police comprising PSI Navnath Patvadkar, ASI Madansingh Janakwar, sepoys Arvind Yadav and Vijay Tidke, rushed to the spot and tried to rescue Girish from clutches of the two accused.

As the cops were busy in the rescue act, the two accused first attacked Sepoy Arvind Yadav with an iron rod and hit him on his head with the intention to kill him. The accused later attacked PSI Patvadkar with a knife and also tried to kill him. The rampaging accused also attacked ASI Janakwar and Sepoy Vijay Tidke with iron rods and injured them seriously. The cops anyhow overpowered the accused and detained them.

Kalamna PSI Sawant, based on a complaint lodged by PSI Patvadkar, booked the two accused Samshersingh Majorsingh Randhava and Mandipsingh Suryavirsingh Siddhu under Sections 307, 353, 332, 34 of the IPC and placed them under arrest. Further probe is underway.