An arrest warrant was issued on the most wanted criminal, Johari Lal, in Chhindwara district in Madhya Pradesh. ASI Devchand Nagli and Constable Anil Kumar of Umreth Police Station had made a move to Zumania Jethu village in order to arrest him. While on the search for Johari Lal, they were ambushed by unknown people, who were armed with sticks and axes. They attacked Devchand and Anil and immediately fled the place.
Constable Anil was able to avoid the attack, but ASI Devchand was hit and had died on the spot. The police registered a case against the incident. Police suspect that Johari Lal’s relatives and family members were involved in the attack. They said that they are pursuing the accused.