When Army jawans turned goons in Pune



When Army jawans turned goons in Pune Pune: A group of Army jawans clashed with police following an altercation over traffic violation, sparking tension here Tuesday evening.

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 a no-entry area.

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 the cameras of media persons who had rushed to the spot.

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

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

Meanwhile, GOC-in-C Southern Command Lt Gen A K Singh said strict action will be taken against those found guilty in the incident.

"We will not tolerate any indiscipline," he said.

No arrests has been made so far, police said, adding that the traffic police personnel allegedly roughed up by the jawans included two women constables.

PTI