Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a scooter rider was seen trying to hit a traffic constable in Nalasopara area near Mumbai.
In a video viral of social media, the man is seen giving a dash to the female constable with his high speed scooter.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon.
The man also tried to manhandle those who tried to pacify him.
Constable Pragya Shiram Dalvi (36) had seized the motorcycle of advocate Brijesh Kumar Boloria (35) for alleged violation of traffic rules, senior police inspector from Nallasopara police station said. The motorcycle was kept in a godown meant for seized vehicles for further legal procedures.
Boloria and his wife Dolly Kumari Singh (32) went to the godown on September 26 and took away the two-wheeler, the police further said.
While Dalvi tried to stop them at the godown's entrance, the accused duo knocked her down as they escaped on the motorbike. The woman cop fell and suffered injuries on her leg and hands and was hospitalised, the official asserted.
According to police, while fleeing from the spot, the accused also warned Dalvi of dire consequences. Based on the constable's complaint, the police arrested the couple.
A case was registered against the accused under Indian Penal Code Sections 307 (attempt to murder), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of duty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and 34 (common intention).