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Delhi: Head constable attacked by two in Saket area, investigation underway

The head constable and the victim were taken to hospital and were discharged after treatment, the officer said. 

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New Delhi Published on: March 05, 2019 6:52 IST
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Head constable of Delhi police attacked with bottle by two men

A head constable of the Delhi Police sustained injuries after he was attacked by two persons with a bottle on Sunda. The incident was reported from outside a resto-bar in south Delhi's Saket area, police said on Monday, adding the injured cop, Head Constable Manoj, had intervened in a scuffle between a man and a woman, while he was on night patrol. 

A complaint in the case was filed by a builder, Manish Kaushik, who said that on Friday night he visited the resto-bar where he met a woman and became friends with her, police said.

He claimed he had a fight with her over some issue after which he left the bar, they said.

On Saturday night, he visited the restro-bar again and when he was leaving in the early hours of Sunday, he spotted the same woman with two men in a parking area, a senior police officer said.

Kaushik told police that he was hit with a bottle by the men on the woman's instructions and she alleged that he had insulted her the previous night, he said.

The head constable, who was patrolling the area, intervened. He was also attacked by the two men with the bottle which they had used to hit Kaushik, the officer said.

They hit the policeman on his face, he added.

The head constable and the victim were taken to hospital and were discharged after treatment, the officer said. The two men, who were with the woman, fled from the spot after the incident. However, a case was registered and the woman was arrested, he said.

Police said they are trying to nab the accused men who worked as a bouncer at a club in Gurugram. Further investigation is underway.

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