Three males have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a police sub-inspector (SI) on Sunday, who was deployed at Sector 49 police station in Gautam Budh Nagar, police mentioned on Monday.
In line with police, the officer had objected to the suspect’s loader tempo being parked in the center of the street, inflicting congestion in Sector 41, Noida on Sunday night. The suspects allegedly beat the officer, choked him, tore his uniform, and tried to take his pistol. Passersby intervened to avoid wasting the officer, who was heading to Uttarakhand with a colleague in reference to a lacking individual’s case, police mentioned.
A video of the scuffle was additionally captured and shared broadly on social media.
The officer, Pradeep Kumar, filed a criticism on the Sector 39 police station, underneath which jurisdiction the incident came about.
“I used to be in a automotive whereas my colleague was on a motorbike and had reached Morna bus stand to board a bus for Uttarakhand. Once I reached the Sector 41 roundabout , a loader tempo was stationed proper in the center of the street resulting from which the visitors was getting congested. They began misbehaving with me after I requested them to maneuver the tempo. I stepped down from my automotive and informed them that I’m simply requesting you to maneuver the tempo. I even requested them to not misbehave and interrupt me as I used to be heading for official work,” Kumar mentioned in his criticism.
Kumar added that the three suspects then allegedly beat him up, and certainly one of them known as for extra accomplices to affix in. In consequence, eight to 10 individuals reportedly joined in and attacked the officer earlier than fleeing the scene as a crowd gathered. “As I raised an alarm, passersby intervened and saved me. Following the gathering of a crowd, the suspects fled the spot. Upon inquiry in the close by space, I received to know the names of 4 individuals whereas the id of others is unknown,” the SI mentioned.
Police arrested three of the suspects, Sumit Sharma, Himanshu Sharma, and Anshu Sharma, the identical evening from Sector 41. The search is on for the opposite suspects, together with Rajendra, who is among the recognized absconders, police mentioned. Harish Chander, deputy commissioner of police, Noida, mentioned, “Misbehavior with employees is not going to be tolerated and strict motion will probably be taken towards the suspects.”
The suspects have been booked underneath Sections 147 (Punishment for rioting), 307 (try and homicide), 332 (Voluntarily inflicting damage to discourage public servant from his responsibility), 353(assault or legal drive to discourage public servant from discharge of his responsibility), 504 (intentional assault), 506 (legal intimidation) and different related sections of the Indian Penal Code in addition to Felony Legislation Modification act.
“The suspects had been produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace and despatched to judicial custody,” DCP Chander mentioned.