A team of Uttar Pradesh police, which was on a raid against illegal slaughterhouses, attacked by mob on Wednesday. Five of the members of the team were injured in the incident.
Giving details of the incident, Additional SP Ram Murat Yadav said the team had got information about alleged cow slaughter in the area and raided the place.
But, they did not find anything and returned. As soon as the news of police action spread, people gathered pelted the police team with stones leaving five of them injured, he said.
SDM Rashid Khan was also attacked and his staff suffered injuries.
Police reinforcement was rushed to bring the situation under control, Yadav said, adding an inquiry has been ordered into the matter.