Mob Attack On Police During Raid To Arrest Drug Paddler, Palla Fled

Mob Attack On Police During Raid To Arrest Drug Paddler, Palla Fled

New Delhi: When Delhi Police team was on a drug raid to arrest wanted Drug Peddler Dharamveer alias Palla, a mob attacked them. Palla took advantage and fled away. In the mob attack, two persons sustained bullet injuries and four police personnel were injured in stone-pelting. The Delhi Police team had gone to arrest a wanted drug peddler in the Indrapuri area of the national capital on Saturday.

As per the Delhi Police, the NCB team had reached Indrapuri to arrest the peddler from his house. But during the raid, Palla was not present at his house.

"As soon as the team came out of Palla's house, Dharmveer alias Palla came with about 50-60 people carrying sticks and stones. The mob suddenly attacked the police team and pelted stones. The mob opened fire on the police party. In retaliation, Police fired towards the feet of the mob in which two people were injured," reads the Delhi Police press release.

"During stone-pelting and retaliation, four police personnel including Inspector and ASI rank officers were also injured. Taking advantage of the situation, Dharamveer alias Palla fled," the release added.

The injured are admitted to the hospital and their treatment is underway.

The injured were identified as Amit and Sohaib. Amit is relative of the drug peddler Dharamveer alias Palla, has been revealed during the inquiry.

Delhi Police said Amit has been involved in six criminal cases in the past, including cases of robbery, dacoity and attempt to murder. He is a resident of Delhi's Raghubir Nagar.

Police registered a case and actions are being taken to arrest Dharamveer alias Palla.

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