The two accused in police custody on Tuesday

Agartala: Two persons have been arrested for shooting at a police constable in the Ompinagar area of Gomati district.

The incident happened on September 29, when the policeman, Raju Jamatia, was on his way to his residence from the district court where he was posted. As he was approaching his home, some miscreants came out from the jungle nearby and shot at the policeman. He reportedly got a bullet injury on his right hand.

The police constable, Raju Jamatia, who was shot at in Gomati district on September 29

Some bystanders took him to the hospital where he is undergoing treatment right now.

Later, during the course of investigation, one Ashiram Molsom was arrested by the Ompinagar police. This led to the arrest of two more persons — the father-son duo of Rai Balangkanta Molsom (45) and Jiten Molsom (19) from Ambassa — on Monday.

Six country-made weapons have been recovered from a lake in Darpahari para.

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