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Published On: Thu, Feb 13th, 2020

Lawyer attacked with crude bomb in Lucknow court complex

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844347-lkp-policeLUCKNOW : A lawyer was attacked by some unidentified men inside the court complex in broad daylight in Lucknow. According to information available, the lawyer was attacked with crude bombs, however, he escaped unhurt.
The attackers threw two crude bombs on lawyer Sanjeev Lodhi, one of which exploded near him while the other failed to explode.The lawyer was guarded by his assistants who escorted him away to safety after the incident. The shocking incident took place in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow.
According to the eyewitnesses, the crude bombs were hurled towards Lodhi’s chamber. The lawyer has blamed another lawyer Jitu Yadav for the incident.  A group of lawyers have started a protest against the attack and demanded security for the lawyer and inside the court premises.
The Lucknow Police, which immediately reached the spot, have recovered three bombs from the court complex. They have begun to probe the incident and launched hunt for the attackers.

According to sources  2 lawyers were injured in an explosion at a court in Lucknow today. At least three crude bombs were recovered after the explosion, eyewitnesses said.
The explosion took place at the Lucknow collectorate in Hazratganj, near the district magistrate’s office and barely a kilometre from the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
(Bureau REport with Agency Inputs).


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