Man held for attacking SHO at Singhu border, fleeing with his car

By Gitanjali Mangal - February 17, 2021 5:02 pm

According to the officials, a man has been arrested for allegedly attacking an SHO of Delhi Police and fleeing with his car at the Singhu border, where farmers are protesting against three new farm laws of the Centre.

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Police added, the incident that resulted in minor injuries to the officer took place around 8 pm on Tuesday.

As per the police, the accused was in an inebriated state, and snatched the car keys of one of the officers at the protest site and fled the spot.

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Being chased by the police, the accused abandoned the vehicle, snatched a two-wheeler from another man and fled.

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A senior police officer said, the security personnel finally overpowered him near the Mukarba Chowk around 8.30 pm and the station house officer (SHO) sustained injuries caused by a sword on his finger and neck while trying to nab him.

The SHO was admitted to a hospital, from where he was discharged after treatment.

The police informed that the accused has been arrested and further investigation is under way.

Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders. Despite 11 rounds of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Centre, no conclusion has come out so far. No date has been fixed for the next meeting.

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The farmers have been protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

-PTC News

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