Three persons assaulted in road rage case in Delhi

Three members of a family were allegedly assaulted by two youths after the brakes of their car were applied suddenly at Lala Lajpat Rai Marg of South Delhi, police said.

New Delhi: Three members of a family were allegedly assaulted by two youths after the brakes of their car were applied suddenly at Lala Lajpat Rai Marg of South Delhi, police said.

The victims have also alleged that after thrashing them, the accused snatched Rs 15,000 from them.

The incident took place around 7 pm Thursday at Lala Lajpat Rai Marg.

Shikoh Haider (27) was driving his father and uncle in a car from their house in Lajpat Nagar's Railway Colony to Jorbagh.

According to the police, a Swift car with two persons tried to overtake Haider's vehicle near Defence Colony flyover because of which the victim had to apply sudden brakes. On this, the accused pulled Haider out of his car and thrashed him. When his father and uncle intervened, they too were beaten up.

"The complainants have also alleged that before fleeing, the two men even snatched Haider's wallet that contained Rs 15,000," said a police official.

The official said a case has been registered against unidentified persons and further investigation is on.  

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