A site visitors police constable was allegedly crushed up by a girl, after he intercepted the two-wheeler she was travelling on with out sporting a helmet in
Kalbadevi space of south Mumbai, an official stated on Saturday.
A video of the incident, which went viral on social media, garnered a pointy response from Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut, who tweeted saying speedy motion have to be taken in opposition to the girl, because it was the matter of Mumbai police’s honour and tagged state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh within the submit.
The incident passed off on Friday afternoon at Cotton Exchange Naka in Kalbadevi, the place site visitors police constable Eknath Parthe intercepted the two-wheeler on which the accused lady was using pillion with no helmet, the official stated.
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An argument ensued relating to the high quality, throughout which the girl allegedly began thrashing the constable in full public view, he stated.
In the video, the girl is seen claiming that the constable had verbally abused her, whereas the latter is seen refuting her allegation.
Even as Parthe was being assaulted, a crowd gathered on the scene and a few bystanders had been seen capturing the assault on their cellphones.
Subsequently lady police personnel reached the spot and the accused recognized as Sadvika Ramakant Tiwari (30) and her affiliate Mohsin Khan (26) had been taken to Lokmanya Tilak Marg police station, the official stated.
An offence below part 353 (assaulting a public servant) and different related provisions of the IPC has been registered in opposition to the duo, who was arrested, he stated.
Meanwhile, the site visitors police in an official launch stated Parthe had not used foul language and had addressed each the accused in a well mannered method.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Yashasvi Yadav praised the constable for not shedding his mood and being affected person, whereas being thrashed and abused by the accused lady, the discharge acknowledged.
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