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Rickshaw driver held for abusing, assaulting woman traffic cop

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

An auto-has been arrested in town in the district for allegedly abusing and assaulting a traffic woman

Nagesh Babu Awalgiri, who is in his twenties, was arrested under IPC sections 353 (assault on public servant), 334 (assault) and 279 (rash driving) late Tuesday night.

The incident took place Tuesday evening near Deepak Hotel in Kalyan, said Sukhada Narkar.

As Awalgiri had stopped his in the middle of the road to take passengers, leading to a traffic jam, asked to see his license.

Awalgiri allegedly refused and got into an argument. He allegedly hit her on her hand and drove off.

The who was holding on to a side bar of the was dragged with the vehicle for about 100 metres, the police said.

Her leg was injured, her complaint said.

Following the complaint, the was arrested, said DCP traffic Further probe is on.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 17:10 IST