Indore man thrashes cop who asked him to remove tinted glass from car windows

Published on Oct 18, 2022 10:20 PM IST

An Indore man was arrested after allegedly thrashing a traffic constable for asking him to remove the tinted glass from his car windows.

The man also hit his own head with a stone when he saw some police personnel approaching. (HT Photo/ Representational image)(HT_PRINT)
The man also hit his own head with a stone when he saw some police personnel approaching. (HT Photo/ Representational image)(HT_PRINT)
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

A 31-year-old man allegedly thrashed a traffic constable in Indore after the latter asked him to remove the tinted glass from his car windows, an official said on Tuesday. He then hit his own head with a stone when he saw other police personnel approaching him following the incident on Monday evening, the official said, adding that the man was arrested.

During a vehicle checking drive at a square, a traffic police team stopped a sports utility vehicle (SUV) having its windscreen and window glasses covered with a black film which is prohibited, Bhawarkuan police station in-charge Shashikant Chaurasia said.

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The SUV owner, resident of Morar in Gwalior, was asked to remove the tinted glass and deposit a penalty for violation of rules, he said. However, the SUV owner got violent and allegedly thrashed a police constable, the official said.

When the man saw other police personnel coming towards him, he hit his head with a stone lying on the road, he said. The man was arrested and a case was registered against him on charges of threatening and thrashing the police staff and obstructing official work, Chaurasia said.

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