A traffic policeman in Delhi was dragged on the bonnet of a car for nearly 400 meters as he tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.
CCTV footage of this incident on Monday shows the cop holding on to the car before falling on the road, his legs nearly missing the wheels of the hatchback driven by the offender as other vehicles drove past him.
In the video from the CCTV camera, Constable Mahipal Singh was standing next to the hatchback, which was stopped for using a fancy number plate; The minute the driver tried to flee he jumped into the car.
#WATCH An on-duty Delhi Traffic Police personnel in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan dragged on the bonnet of a car for few metres after he attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic rule violation. The car driver was held later.(12.10.20) #Delhi pic.twitter.com/R055WpBm8M
— ANI (@ANI) October 15, 2020
The driver of the car was arrested after a kilometer chase. The accused was identified as Shubham, who is a resident of Uttam Nagar in southwest Delhi.
He was arrested on charges of obstruction of driving, harassment, and misconduct.