A 20-year-old youth was on Saturday booked for attempt to murder after he dragged a cop on the bonnet of his vehicle while trying to escape a police naka near Milk Bar Chowk in Jalandhar. Besides him, police have also booked his father in connection with the case.
It has been learnt that Amol Mehmi, a resident of Nakodar area, was on his way to a bakery shop in Model Town and was travelling without any curfew pass. He tried to escape after he was asked to stop his vehicle at the checkpoint.
The youth continued driving even as Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Mulakh Raj tried to stop him and held on to the bonnet of the vehicle. It was not until the youth dragged the cop for at least 100 metres that he was nabbed by Additional Station House Officer, Gurdev Singh.
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Jalandhar Police Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said a case under sections 307, 353, 186, 188 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, 3(2) of the Epidemic Disease Act and 52 Disaster Management Act has been registered.
Till date, as many as 10,000 traffic challans have been issued, 585 persons have been arrested, 719 vehicles have been impounded, 443 FIRs are register while 110 FIRs have been registered against those travelling without masks.