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Ten arrested for assaulting 2 constables

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Nov 21, 2017, 1:40 am IST
Updated : Nov 21, 2017, 1:40 am IST

When Jadhav and Mali tried to calm the mob down, the latter gathered around a few more men and started hitting the constables.

The incident took place late on the night intervening on Sunday and Monday near the Chincholi Bunder area of Malad west. (Representational Image)
 The incident took place late on the night intervening on Sunday and Monday near the Chincholi Bunder area of Malad west. (Representational Image)

Mumbai: Two police c attached to the Malad police station were assaulted by the mob after the former had asked them to lower their voices on Sunday midnight.

The incident took place late on the night intervening on Sunday and Monday near the Chincholi Bunder area of Malad west, where the two constables, identified as Gangaram Jadhav and Prakash Mali intervened a group of people in the area who were shouting and laughing loudly. Upon asking the group to disperse, they started arguing with the cops. The argument resulted into the two constables getting assaulted by the mob, who accused one of the constables, Jadhav of hitting one of the group members unnecessarily. When Jadhav and Mali tried to calm the mob down, the latter gathered around a few more men and started hitting the constables.

After a few minutes, the constables left the spot and immediately called for help on their walky-talky, following which the police reached the locations and made the arrests.

Sudhir Mahadik, senior police inspector of Malad police station told The Asian Age, “Jadhav and Mali registered an FIR against the 10 accused persons under section 353 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code that pertains to assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty and common intention. Further action is being taken against the accused.”

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