IED explosion at police post injures police constable in RautahatPolice have arrested an Indian national in connection to the incident.
A police constable was injured after an improvised explosive device was detonated outside a police post at Mathiya in Ishnath Municipality of Rautahat district on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the police, Constable Ranjit Yadav sustained minor injuries in the blast. There were 11 police personnel under the command of Police Sub-Inspector at the Mathiya police station when the incident occurred.
Police have arrested one Indian national Chandan Kumar of Dhaka in the Indian state of Bihar, from no man’s land area as he was trying to cross the border on a motorcycle (BR 05 H 6509) following the explosion.
District Police Chief SP Bhupendra Khatri confirmed that an IED was set off at the police station. “One police constable was injured in the incident. But we were able to arrest one Indian national who was absconding after detonating the IED,” informed SP Khatri, “Investigation is underway regarding the incident and the arrestee.”
Meanwhile, border security has been tightened and additional police force has been deployed at the incident site.