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Man killed in police firing in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Dholpur 

A 24-year-old man was killed when the police opened fire at a mob which allegedly attacked them when an police team detained an elderly person in connection with a buffalo theft case, the police said today.

A police team from in had gone to station area around 12.30 am. When they detained an elderly man in connection with the buffalo theft case, the villagers resisted.

When the mob attacked, team resorted to firing in which Rameshwar Gurjar was killed, Dholpur Additional SP said.

In the clash, Police Vivek Sharma, a and six other police personnel were injured, he said.

The deceased's brother lodged a case of against UP Police A cross-FIR was registered by the UP Police, the said.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 17:15 IST