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Kasargod : Sand mafia attacks cops at Talangere; 2 hospitalised

Kasargod : Sand mafia attacks cops at Talangere; 2 hospitalised

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, July 22, 2016 : In a shocking case reported from Talangere, a group backed by sand mafia men reportedly made an attempt on the lives of two policemen when a police team raided an illegal sand extraction unit on July 21, Thursday.

Sand mafia

The injured cops namely V K Ranjith (34) and Rathish Chandran (37) of coastal police station in the town have been hospitalised.

Earlier, acting on a tip off, the police had raided the spot and found nearly 20 persons involved in sand extraction and loading sand into as many as five boats. Sources said the gang attacked the cops and pushed them into the river when the latter tried to seize the boats.

Additional police forces which were rushed to the spot rescued the two cops and shifted them to the hospital.

Police have registered cases against 20 persons in connection with the incident.

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NusaibaBanu, Manjeshwar Fri, July-22-2016, 12:41
A team of 20 and just 2 police men. How funny ? What were the others policemen doing waiting them to be pushed into water?
Anusha D’souza, Kapikad mangalore Fri, July-22-2016, 12:38
Always the sincere officer’s are in trouble .Why the Department sent only two for the risky task.
Murugan Pillai, Payyanur Fri, July-22-2016, 12:35
Forget about the 20 persons arrested? Who is the actual person behind the sand Mafia? They will easily get bail because criminals themselves get bail. This is nothing they have just pushed the officer’s into water for safety?
Diganth Acharya, Nellyadi Fri, July-22-2016, 12:29
This incident sis like waht happens in the Films .After everything the team of police arrive to rescue the drowning police men
Rakesh Mallya, Sullia Fri, July-22-2016, 12:26
Sand mafia in most of the cases is taken up by the big tycoons who are behind the scene . With the financial support they trap the poor .In every field the main theme is Poverty which make them hide the names of the crook involved
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