The injured police personnel were part of a team headed by SHO Dadan Singh of Pachrukhi police station. The team was raiding a house in Mandirapali village in Siwan district to arrest a notorious liquor mafia Satyendra Yadav, alias Chotan Yadav, on Monday night when they were attacked.
Besides SHO Dadan Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Krishna Kumar and Kamaldev Manjhi were also injured. The injured police personnel managed to escape from the village and reached hospitals for treatments.
Satyendra Yadav has three FIRs registered against him in Pachrukhi police station under relevant IPC sections of liquor prohibition act and attempt to murder.
He was also involved in the assault of a sub-inspector Ram Pravesh Rai of the same police station.