Nagpur: People saw high drama when a man thrashed a Police Sub Inspector(PSI)in full public view at Kadbi Chowk after damaging his private car Tuesday morning. Cops arrested the accused Sadiq Qureshi when he squatted on the road after removing his clothes. PSI SR Raut, attached to Economic Offences Wing of Crime Branch, was on his way to office in his private car around 9.30 am.
Accused Sadiq Qureshi, who was driving a Mahindra vehicle, tried to overtake Raut’s car from the left side at Kadbi Chowk. Qureshi’s vehicle brushed with Raut’s car. Qureshi stopped immediately and caught Raut. He thrashed Raut in full public view. Staff from Jaripatka Police arrived at the spot on being informed by Raut. Qureshi started hurling abuses at Raut and squatted on the road after removing his clothes. He also threatened Raut of dire consequences.
Jaripatka Police registered an offence under Sections 353 (Assaultorcriminalforcetodeter public servant from discharge of his duty, 341 (Punishment for wrongful restraint), 294 (294 Obscene acts and songs), 295A ( Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 298 (Uttering, words, etc, with deliberate in tent to wound the religious feelings of any person), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506B( Criminal Intimidation, if threat be to cause death or grievous hurt), 279 (Rash driving) and 427 ( Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees or upwards) against Qureshi. Further investigations are beingcarriedoutPSIS STem