Amit Kamboj, facing 35 different cases, was brought to Mohali court from Patiala, when the woman, Ritu, who too had remained in jail in connection with a certain case, asked the police that she wanted to meet him, SP Harpreet Singh said.
When the woman reached the make shift jail, she had a quarrel with head constable Balwinder Singh after which she pulled his turban and threw a burning match stick at it, he said.
The turban got partially burnt, but Singh was not injured, he added.
Mohali: A woman on Monday burnt the turban of a jailed head constable in 'Bakshi Khana' (make shift jail) after an altercation in the court premises here, police said.
First Published: Monday, November 21, 2011, 18:01