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Sub inspector abducted, assaulted by hawkers in Mumbai's Parel

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A was abducted and assaulted by a group of after he objected to their remarks targeted at his wife, police said Tuesday.

The incident took place on November 24 near KEM Hospital in Parel when the sub inspector, at RAK Marg police station in Wadala, had come to visit his ailing brother, an said.

"He had gone with his wife to buy a bottle of water in the hospital's vicinity when one of the passed a remark at his wife. He slapped the man, following which a group of 8-10 abducted him in a taxi and assaulted him," the said.

A patrolling police beat rescued him a little later following which a complaint was filed at station, he said.

"We have arrested six persons so far for the attack on the sub The search for the remaining persons is on," said Ramchandra Jadhav, senior inspector, station.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 22:05 IST