A visitors police constable in Vasai within the Palghar district in Maharashtra on Sunday night was dragged for practically 1.5 kilometres on the bonnet of a automobile that was being pushed by a youngster.
The cop who was on obligation at a busy junction within the city sustained a number of accidents within the incident. In accordance with a senior inspector on the Manickpur police station, the constable had noticed a automobile with Uttar Pradesh registration leaping a visitors sign and stopped the motive force, a 19-year-old man, to query him. Later, it turned out that the accused didn’t have a driving licence.
Nevertheless, because the constable was talking with the motive force, the latter abruptly accelerated the automobile and hit the policeman, inflicting him to fall on the automobile’s bonnet and be dragged for about 1.5 kilometres. The automobile finally got here to a halt on account of a visitors snarl and bystanders shortly apprehended the motive force and handed him over to the police.
The driving force was arrested and charged with a number of offences, together with try and homicide, try and commit culpable murder, assault or prison drive to discourage a public servant from finishing up his duties, and violations of the Motor Autos Act.
In an identical incident earlier this month, a visitors head constable was dragged on the bonnet of a automobile when he sign the automobile to cease within the Prem Bali Pul space of Shalimar Bagh, Delhi.
Police mentioned that the constable discovered an approaching automobile suspicious and tried to cease the automobile. Nevertheless, the motive force didn’t cease and hit him as a substitute. As he fell on the bonnet, he held onto the wiper because the automobile plied on. He fell on the bottom when the automobile driver hit the brakes after dragging him for a couple of metres, reported The Indian Categorical.
The automobile tried to flee the spot after that. Nevertheless, it was chased down by an officer on a bike for half an hour and all of the occupants had been nabbed. It turned out that there have been 4 of them, together with the motive force, and all had been juveniles.
(With PTI inputs.)