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Nagpur: Murder accused attacks cops with sword, chilli powder

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

A murder accused on the run allegedly attacked two policemen with a sword on Thursday evening in Maharashtra's Nagpur district, an official said.

Hemraj Gajanan Babulkar, on being cornered by a police team in his Narkhed residence at around 5:30pm, threw chilli powder in the eyes of two policemen and attacked them with a sword, said Inspector (Crime) Anil Jittawar.

"Sub Inspector Sonawane and constable Mangesh Nasre sustained injuries on the head and palms. They are undergoing treatment. We have registered a case under IPC and Arms Act against Babulkar for attempt to murder," he added.

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First Published: Fri, October 04 2019. 23:05 IST