In yet another incident of attack on Bengaluru Traffic police, a man beat up a traffic police constable in full public view after he was asked questioned for using mobile phone while driving. The incident occurred on Sarjapur Road on Friday, reports Suvarna News.
It is reported that the constable Bheemashankar was manning the traffic when he saw a man identified as Dileep Parihar driving while talking on his mobile phone. The constable reportedly stopped Dileep and asked him to come out of the car. Dileep got down from his car and began hurling abuses on Bheema Shankar. He reportedly took out a stick from his car and began assaulting the cop, reports Suvarna News quoting eye-witnesses.
The passersby who saw this questioned Dileep and tried to stop him. But Dileep who was said to be in a rage abused the public too. Some of the passersby even videographed the whole incident. This irked Dileep who tried to escape in his car. However, he was traced later and was taken into custody.
The Sarjapur police have registered a case in this regard.
This was not the first time that Bengaluru police were at the receiving end of the irate public. Some time ago, then Vice-President Hamid Ansari and AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi were in the City. A traffic constable, RG Venkatesh tried to stop a girl, Sarika who was tailing the convoy of Ansari. But Sarika reportedly refused to stop and instead drove on the pavement before ramming her vehicle into a media and fell. She reportedly hurled abuses on Venkatesh and tried to attack him with her sandals. The police had taken serious note of this incident and had even lodged a complaint against Sarika.