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Stopped for drunk row,men attack cops,torch patrol bike

Four men allegedly attacked two policemen on beat patrol,injured them and torched their motorbike after the policemen accosted them for creating a ruckus on the road in a drunken state late Monday night.

Four men allegedly attacked two policemen on beat patrol,injured them and torched their motorbike after the policemen accosted them for creating a ruckus on the road in a drunken state late Monday night.

The incident occurred in South Delhi’s Lado Sarai around 1.30 am,police sources said today.

According to an officer,Constables Kishan Mohan and Pradeep of Saket police station required stitches after the foursome attacked and hit them with liquor bottles on the head.

The source said: “The constables asked the four to come with them to the police station after finding them shouting and arguing on the road late in the night. The policemen said all four,in a drunken state,sped off in their car suddenly and hid in an apartment some distance ahead.”

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The constables gave them a chase and were parking their bike outside the apartment when the four threw several empty liquor bottles on them,the source said.

The policemen reportedly received serious injuries on the head.

The miscreants thereafter set the constables’ motorcycle on fire and escaped from the area,the source said. Constable Kishan Mohan owns the bike,an officer said.

With local police fanning out,two miscreants were nabbed during the night; the other two are on the run. “Vikas and Balvinder have been arrested,while Amit and Praveen are still absconding,” the source said.

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According to the source,Vikas and Balvinder have disclosed during interrogation that they supply liquor to hotels in South Delhi on high rates to earn quick money. Saket police have registered a case of attempt to murder under IPC Section 308 against the accused.

Cops attacked
APRIL 4: A constable had a narrow escape after some 60 people surrounded and threatened to kill him after he stopped two youths on a motorcycle without helmets in Dwarka
APRIL 3: Three persons arrested for the murder of Constable Vijay Singh,posted at Jahagirpuri police station. Singh had gone missing on March 2,and was allegedly murdered for revenge
MARCH 6: A 19-year-old was killed when the accused,allegedly trying to kill a policeman in Narela,misfired from their motorcycle

First published on: 08-04-2009 at 01:30:26 am
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