Auto-rickshaw driver held for dragging, injuring PI
An auto-rickshaw driver from Kalyan was arrested for dragging a Police Inspector along with the three-wheeler when he was asked to park the vehicle in the designated area.
API RS Mhaske of Mahatma Phule Chowkie Police Station under Kalyan told reporters that PI Dileep S Suryavanshi, attached to the traffic branch of the Kalyan police, was on duty near Deepak hotel at about 1845 hrs when he found the rickshaw parked affecting traffic on the road.
When he asked the auto-rickshaw driver Arvind Pundalik Sanap to park the vehicle in the designated area so that the traffic is not affected, he drove away the rickshaw speedily dragging the inspector who was holding on to the rod of the three-wheeler.
PI Mhaske sustained severe injuries as the vehicle was driven to a considerable distance.
Sanap was arrested last night, the police said and added that he has been charged under sections 353,279, 336 and 337 of the IPC and Sections 122/177, 119/177, 132/179 and 184 along with Section 7 of Criminal Law Amendment Act.
(Posted on 16-05-2014)