In yet another incident, a cop sustained injures after being hit by a car at a naka in the city on Thursday.
The cop has been identified as constable Anil Kumar, who is posted in traffic police.The station house officer (SHO) of the Sector-31 police station, inspector Jaspal Singh said Anil was deployed near Sector 31/32 light point. Anil signalled a car (PB-01-0753) to pull over. When he asked the driver to show documents of the vehicle, he accelerated and knocked him down. The accused has been identified as Gurdarshan, a resident of SAS Nagar, who was arrested from the spot.
The victim sustained injures and was rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32.
A case of assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty (section 353), voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty (332), obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions (186) and attempt to commit murder (307) under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered at the Sector-31 police station.