SI injured as sword hits him
    Chandannagar (WB), Sep 10 (PTI) A sub-inspector of
police was injured on Tuesday when a sword, carried by a
person taking part in a Muharram procession in West Bengal's
Hooghly district accidentally hit him, a senior police officer
    Sub-inspector Rajiv Paul (45) of Chandannagar Police
Station received an injury in the back of his neck when the
sword slipped from the hand of a person taking part in
Muharram procession in Chanandangar's Jhautala area and hit
him, Chandannagar Police Commissioner, Humayan Kabir told PTI.
    Nobody was arrested in connection with the incident,
he said.
    "We have banned swords or any such weapons in Muharram
processions. They somehow brought it by hiding ... Our officer
required three stitches. He is doing fine. We are conducting
an investigation and if someone is found guilty then strict
action will be taken," Kabir said. PTI SCH

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