7 booked for assault on cops

Rautahat, October 23:

Rautahat district police office today filed a case against seven persons under the Public Offence Act for misbehaving with the police.

They were arrested after they misbehaved with police personnel deployed for security at a function organised opposite the district police office.

Superintendent of Police Yogeshwor Romkhami said seven persons were taken into custody and cases were filed against them under the Public Offence Act.

Head Constable Ram Bahadur Prasad Yadav and constable Harendra Prasad Yadav were injured when the seven attacked them, he added. The injured cops are undergoing treatment at Gaur district hospital, he said.