Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday said three policemen, including a sub inspector, were injured as villagers attacked police party in a bid to free a man who was accused in many cases of cow slaughtering in Bhopa area.
However, police apprehended accused Mukim Qureshi.
Kikri Police Outpost in-charge Resham Pal and constables Bijendra and Amit Yadav were injured in Sikri village on Sunday when they have gone to arrest Quershi, involved in 11 cases of cow slaughtering and other cases, a senior police official said.
According to SHO Subhash, a case was registered under various sections of the IPC against 12 supporters of Quershi, including vice president of UP Bhartiya Kisan Union (Tomar faction) Haji Shan Mohammad.
All the villagers involved in the attack will be arrested soon, he added.