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Delhi cop injured while trying to stop drunk youths from rash driving

The Constables Managed To Note Down The Car Number And Police Is Scanning The Ownership Details Of The Vehicle

PTI | Updated on: 10 Jan 2017, 08:12:11 PM
Delhi cop injured while trying to stop drunk youths from rash driving (Representational Image)

New Delhi:

A constable was attacked and two other policemen were verbally abused when they objected to rash driving by a group of youths, who were allegedly in an inebriated state, in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, police said on Tuesday.

Last night, police constables Mohd Alam, Prithwiraj and Sushil were on duty at Masudpur near Malik Hotel. At around 11 PM an over speeding car, which was being driven rashly, was about to ram into the barricades, but the driver manged to apply brakes on time, a senior police officer said.

When the constables warned the driver of the car, the three-four youths sitting inside the car who were in inebriated state attacked Alam and verbally abused two other policemen, the officer said, adding Alam was injured on his left knee.

By the time they contacted the police station and called for help, the accused fled.

However, the constables managed to note down the car number and police is scanning the ownership details of the vehicle, the police officer said.

A case under sections 186 (obstructing public servant indischarge of public functions), 353 (Assault or criminal forceto deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 332(assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of IPC has been registered.

CCTV footage in the area is being scanned and teams have been formed to nab the accused, police said. P

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First Published : 10 Jan 2017, 08:00:00 PM