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Mumbai: Traffic Police Constable Dragged On The Bonnet Of A Car

Andheri’s DN Nagar Police have lodged an FIR against the car driver.

Mumbai: Traffic Police Constable Dragged On The Bonnet Of A Car
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On Thursday, a traffic police officer was dragged on a bonnet of a car for nearly 1 km because he instructed the driver to stop the vehicle for flouting traffic rules, highlighted reports.

It is said that Andheri’s DN Nagar Police have lodged an FIR against the car driver, whose identity remains unidentified. This incident was recorded on mobile phone cameras, said an official.

The official goes on to add, based on accounts that Vijaysinh Gurav, the constable was on duty under Andheri’s Azad Nagar metro station. This is when a car came from the wrong side and was travelling towards the SV Road. When the constable saw this, he indicated the driver to stop the car, but the driver is claimed to have attempted to escape after showing some ID card.

The constable, however, got on to the bonnet of the car as the driver was speeding off. He was then dragged for nearly 1km, before being tossed off once the car entered a lane, said the official. The locals shot videos of this scene which later made its way on social media.

After this, the official mentioned that the constable went to a police station and filed a complaint against the driver. According to reports, a case has been lodged against the driver under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) such as 279 (rash driving) and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), further investigation, however, continues.

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