Army jawans allegedly assault policemen in Pune

Pune: Tension prevailed in a central area of the city this evening as a group of Army jawans clashed with police following an altercation over traffic violation.

According to the police, the trouble started when a jawan attached to the College of Military Engineering (CME), riding a motorbike, was stopped by a traffic constable at Sambhaji Bridge for running into no-entry.

The jawan then returned with his friends and assaulted the policemen at the nearby outpost, police said.

The jawans, who were in civil clothes, also broke cameras of mediapersons who had rushed to the spot.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjay Jadhav said the CME jawans abused and assaulted police constables.

He said the situation was now under control and action was being taken against the culprits.