Molester cop Rathore stabbed outside court
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 00:07
Chandigarh: Former DGP SPS Rathore was on Monday attacked by a youth with a knife and repeatedly punched in the face outside the district court here hearing his appeal in the Ruchika molestation case.

68-year-old Rathore was left bleeding after the youth, who was taking his pictures as he came out of the court, hit him repeatedly on the left cheek.

Rathore covered the wound with a handkerchief before boarding his car. The youth was nabbed by security personnel in the midst of commotion outside the court following the attack.

The youth was trying to click pictures of Rathore even as other media persons were waiting to talk with the former DGP and others after the court proceedings which were held in-camera.

The youth then took out the knife and attacked Rathore on his face and in the arm.

The youth has been taken to the nearby Sector 17 Police Station.

Meanwhile, after getting medical aid Rathore came back to court for the hearing.


First Published: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 00:07

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