A drunken youth has attacked a night patrolling police team with a khukuri at Bhadrapur of Jhapa district on Tuesday night.
Subhash Rai, 33, of Bhadrapur-4 attacked the team with the khukuri where two police persons were critically injured.
Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Jhapa, Jitendra Kumar Basnet, said that In-charge of Maheshpur Police Post, Assistant Sub-Inspector Prakash Khawas, and a policeman Punya Prasad Pokharel were critically injured in the incident. A team from Ward Police Office, Bhadrapur, arrested Rai from the incident site. Both the police persons have received injuries on head and hands.
Both the injured have been referred to Birtamod-based Band C Hospital from Mechi Zonal Hospital for further treatment.