Attack on woman officer: Four sent to two-day police remand

Four persons, including three constables, who were charged with assaulting a woman officer after she caught them extorting money from truck drivers, were today remanded in two-day police custody by a court here.

Last Updated: Oct 05, 2010, 00:51 AM IST

Bareilly: Four persons, including three
constables, who were charged with assaulting a woman officer
after she caught them extorting money from truck drivers, were
today remanded in two-day police custody by a court here.

District and Sessions Judge Kalimullaha Khan granted the
police remand of constables Ravindra Yadav, Ravidra Sonkar,
Manoj Singh and their aide Dharmendra on an application moved
by Investigating Officer S P Singh.

According to the charge-sheet, the accused had assaulted
Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Kalpana Saxena and dragged
her for over a kilometre while fleeing in their car after she
allegedly caught them extorting money from truck drivers.

The officer had suffered a fracture in her hand and
injuries on her head in the September 2 incident. The three
constables have been suspended pending investigations.

-PTI