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Man arrested for assaulting traffic policemen

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly attacking traffic policemen on duty along with his three associates on road, police said Saturday.

Sanjay, a resident of Najafgarh, was arrested on Friday, they said.

The incident took place on April 10 when Pawan, and were on duty at Ghasipura picket, road.

At about 5.15 pm, two bike-borne men came towards the policemen. The duo was stopped as they were not wearing helmets, Anto Alphonse, of Police (Dwarka) said.

When the two were asked to show their license and questioned on not wearing helmets, they got infuriated.

One of them, Vikas, went to bring the documents and fine amount, but he returned with two other associates. All the four men then assaulted the traffic staff, police said.

The other two accused have been identified as and

Meanwhile, in order to save themselves, the traffic staff jumped inside a DTC bus, but the accused threw stones at the bus and broke its window glasses, the DCP said.

The accused men then entered the bus and again attacked the policemen and tore their uniforms, police said.

Investigation revealed that the accused were habitual offenders and were often caught for traffic rule violation.

Efforts are on to trace the associates of the arrested man, they added.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 00:25 IST