Mumbai: Two women, man assault cops after accident in Bhiwandi
Mumbai city news: All the three were produced in court and have been remanded in police custodymumbai Updated: Jun 24, 2017 15:55 IST
Two sisters and a man from Navi Mumbai were arrested for abusing and assaulting two policemen in Bhiwandi on Thursday.
Their four-wheeler was hit by another car and was about to be towed away when they attacked the policemen.
Hina Singh, 24, Puja Singh, 19, and Sumit Randhavan, 23, had gone to Bhiwandi for some work and were returning through the Mumbai-Nashik highway when their car was hit by another one from behind. No one was injured.
But, an argument broke out between them and the car driver. Both cars were slightly damaged.
“When we reached to the spot, they were still fighting verbally. Both the vehicles were damaged and as we were about to tow the vehicles, the four people started arguing and abusing the traffic police. They also threatened other policemen,” said a police officer from Narpoli police station.
In the melee, the four fled from the spot in their cars.
“We alerted the control room and that chased them. After covering around 10 kilometres, we caught them near Kharegaon bridge near Kalwa,” said the police.
One car fled from the spot but the car which had three people was stopped.
“Getting down from the vehicle, they started manhandling and assaulting the police. They beat up a police constable. The three were arrested,” added officer.
All the three were produced in court and have been remanded in police custody.
They were arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Criminal Law Amendment Act 2008. The police are looking for the other car driver.
First Published: Jun 24, 2017 15:55 IST