Patna, May 27 (IANS) Twelve police officials, including an additional superintendent of police, were injured in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Friday during a public protest against the alleged rape of a minor girl, police said.
“People protesting against the rape attacked a police team and pelted it with stones when police officials tried to disperse them. ASP Upender Sharma was among those injured,” a district police official said.
According to police, the protesters blocked roads in Lawapur, demanding the arrest of the accused.
The ten-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Muftiyarpur village on Thursday.
Sharma said police had launched a probe into the case and that the accused will be arrested.