Ludhiana | Asked to stop playing loud, man, sons attack cops
A resident of Mundian Kalan, his two sons and their seven aides have been booked for assaulting a police team after being asked to stop playing loud music at a party after permissible hours.
The accused have been identified as Binni Puri of Lakshman Nagar, his two sons Aman Puri and Umesh Puri and their aides Rajesh Kumar and Ravi Rajput. Their five aides are yet to be identified.
The FIR has been lodged based on the statement of head constable Jagpreet Singh, who is deputed at Jamalpur police station.
He said that on May 15, they received a complaint that loud music is being played at a party after permissible hours. He, along with home guard jawan Ravinder Singh, reached the spot and asked the accused to stop playing loud music as it is a disturbance for others.
He alleged that the accused then attacked him and tore his uniform before fleeing.
ASI Krishan Kumar, who is investigating the case, said that an FIR under Sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 353 (assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty), 506 (criminal intimidation), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of IPC, Section 63 (obstruction in police work) of Punjab Police Act and Section 15 of Environment Act has been lodged against the accused.
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