Chandigarh: An assistant sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was dragged on the bonnet of a automotive after he tried to cease the motive force at a checkpoint in Jalandhar on Saturday amid the continuing COVID-19 lockdown.
ASI Mulkh Raj was dragged for far however escaped unharmed whereas the automotive driver, Anmol Mehmi (20) was nabbed by the police and public.
Mehmi was requested to cease at a police test submit close to Milk Bar chowk however he tried to get away. The ASI was in entrance of the automobile and had no alternative however to leap on the bonnet to save lots of his life, Jalandhar Police commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar stated.
Police have booked Mehmi and his father (proprietor of the automobile) beneath related sections together with 307 (try and homicide) of the IPC, the Epidemic Illnesses Act and the Catastrophe Administration Act. They’re residents of Nakodar street in Jalandhar.
Bhullar stated there’s zero-tolerance coverage in direction of such acts dedicated towards authorities officers deputed on curfew obligation. He additionally warned of stern motion towards any particular person indulging in such crimes.
The incident comes shut on the heels of the brutal assault on a policeman whereby his hand was chopped off by a gaggle of Nihang Sikhs whereas imposing coronavirus lockdown in Patiala on April 12.
As reported earlier, a gaggle of 5 armed Nihangs, who have been travelling in a automobile, have been stopped at a vegetable market and have been requested to indicate their curfew passes which angered them they usually attacked the police personnel and authorities staff with sharp-edged weapons.
The video of the crime went viral wherein it was seen Nihangs breaking barricades and attacking policemen. The chopping off of palms of ASI Harjit Singh‘s was additionally seen.
After the crime, the Nihangs fled. They have been arrested from the Nihang Dera Advanced that additionally homes Khichdi Sahib Gurdwara after a stand-off with the police social gathering, led by Inspector Basic Jatinder Aulakh and Senior Superintendent of Police Mandeep Sidhu.
Later, the 50-year-old affected person had an amputation by means of the proximal wrist of the left hand, stated the PGI. All of the nerves on the wrist required bony fixation achieved utilizing three Ok-wires. The approximate time taken was about 7.5 hours.
After almost eight hours of surgical procedure, a workforce of docs on the Put up Graduate Institute of Medical Training and Analysis (PGIMER) in Chandigarh efficiently re-implanted the severed left hand.
(With Company Inputs)