IN SEPARATE incidents, two teenage motorcycle riders allegedly hurt two traffic cops who stopped them for violation of traffic rules. In one incident, police constable Kishor Vilas Salve, of the Kothrud traffic division, has lodged an offence against a 19-year-old boy, Faiyyajan Mohammed Gaus Shaikh, at the Alankar police station.
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Police said that Salve was on duty at the Abhinav chowk on Karve Road on Friday morning. Around 11:15 am, he saw a motorcycle coming at high speed and tried to stop it. The rider, Faiyyajan Shaikh, tried to escape from the spot, but the motorcycle rammed Salve, leaving him injured. The motorcycle also slipped on the road due to which Shaikh too collapsed and was injured.
In another incident, a 19-year-old motorcyclist Sohail Yasin Shaikh allegedly abused and assaulted police havaldar Niravade of Wanavdi traffic division. Police said that Niravade was on duty at the Sasane Nagar railway gate in Hadapsar on Friday evening when he saw Shaikh’s motorcycle coming from the wrong side of the road around 9:45 pm and tried to stop him.