A 35-year-old cop with the Railway Protection Force had to be given four sutures on the head after a Nigerian drug peddler clobbered him with a bamboo.
Constable Salim Shaikh was part of a raiding team that swooped down on drug peddlers at Wadi Bunder railway yard, close to Sandhurst Road, late on Wednesday where nine Nigerian drug dealers were present.See preious report
Officials of Dongri police station said the Nigerian attacker, Kone Odama,28, was arrested with cocaine worth Rs 30,000 and ecstasy pills worth Rs 16,000, the others managed to flee.
ACP Avinash Dharmadhikari said the men started fleeing on seeing the cops. “The cops gave chase. Shaikh was attacked in the melee.” he said.
“The accused tried to run, but Shaikh did not loosen his grip on him despite being hurt
Speaking from the hospital, the injured police officer, Shaikh said, “The man called out to his pals asking them to kill us, but they escaped.”