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MP: Liquor mafia attacks police, journalists in Satna

The liquor mafia on Sunday attacked the police and media personnel in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. Two people have been arrested, while six remain absconding.

bhopal Updated: May 30, 2016 12:23 IST
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According to reports, a local resident named Shiv Kumar who raised his voice against the sale of illegal liquor in his neighbourhood was kidnapped by the liquor mafia at gun point.
According to reports, a local resident named Shiv Kumar who raised his voice against the sale of illegal liquor in his neighbourhood was kidnapped by the liquor mafia at gun point.(ANI Photo)

The liquor mafia on Sunday attacked the police and media personnel in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. Two people have been arrested, while six remain absconding.

According to reports, a local resident named Shiv Kumar who raised his voice against the sale of illegal liquor in his neighbourhood was kidnapped by the liquor mafia at gun point.

Later, the media got to know about the kidnapping and went to cover the incident, where the liquor mafia attacked them with stones, sticks and swords.

The locals informed the police which rushed to the spot but the liquor mafia attacked them too.

In the spat, few media and police personnel suffered serious injuries.

The police has booked the culprits under section 307 of IPC.