Delhi news: In a shocking incident, a mob of unidentified men thrashed a cop in Delhi's Anand Vihar Police station. A video of the incident has been going around on social media.
The viral video showed a crowd of unidentified men surrounding the cop and assaulting him. Meanwhile, bystanders were shooting videos and pictures while nobody tried to stop the attack.
The cop has been identified as a head constable in Anand Vihar police station.
Who were the attackers?
The main accused was identified as Satish Kumar (29) from Karkardooma village, police said. Another person had been apprehended by the police.
What had happened at the police station?
Police said they received information on July 30 at 11.27 pm that a woman was assaulted and her gold chain broken in Karkardooma village. The issue was between two persons, Anchal Bakshi and Ajay, both residents of Karkardooma village. Ajay, who was found to be in an inebriated condition, was apprehended from the spot and brought to the police station for further enquiry, a senior police officer said.
Thereafter, Ajay's brother Satish Choudhary and others came to the police station and tried to provoke the police personnel on duty, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) R Sathiyasundaram. Meanwhile, Head Constable Prakash came to the police station. He was surrounded, abused and assaulted by these people, the police said.
Police said that legal action is being taken against the attackers.