TAMIL NADU

Cop trying to rescue `sorcerer' attacked by mob

MAHABUBNAGAR MAY 29 . The incharge sub-inspector of the Hanwada police station, Somasunder, was attacked by a mob with stones this afternoon at Sallonipalli village in the mandal. He received severe head injuries and was admitted to the headquarters hospital.

According to the police, Somasunder went to the village on receiving information that a person was detained and was being beaten up by people on the suspicion that he was practising "banamathi.'' He rescued the person from the mob but was attacked by the same mob while returning from the village.

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