Two cops killed in PLFI attack in Simdega

Simdega, Apr 9:  In an attack by the ultras belonging to the People’
Liberation Front of India which took place under Mahabuang Police
Station area of this district late into the midnight the officer-incharge of Bano Police Station and a police jawan were
Police sources said that the deceased have  been identified as
Vidyapati Singh, officer-incharge of Bano Police Station and police
jawan Tarun Burali. While Burali died on the spot, Singh scummbbed to
his injuries at a local hospital.
Police said that a team of the Bano Police Station had gone to
Mahabuang to review the arrangement in wake of the proposed visit of
the Jharkhand Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma in the area on April 11.
While on their way back well past the midnight they were attacked by
the PLFI ultras who opened indiscriminate firing and later fled in the
darkness of the night.
Simdega SP Rajeev Ranjan has confirmed the martyrdom of the duo. He
said that entire area has been cordoned off and search and coming
operations launched. Additional troops have also been rushed into the
Simdega DC Manjunath Bhajantri too confirmed the news in the wee hours
of the day.

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