Truck Driver Assaulted By Policemen, infuriated Puttur locals.

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Mangalore, Sep 15: A truck driver was chased and smacked by 2 police constables for not stopping . The truck driver has sustained injuries on September 14 ,Saturday near Kumbra, Puttur.

The truck named Mohammed Nazeer from Haryana has suffered injuries and is admitted in a hospital. The constables in the alleged incident are Harish and Dayanand.

The police officers were fumed when the truck driver did not stop when asked to. The truck was heading towards APMC to load areca nut. The truck was chased and intercepted near Kumbra and assaulted the driver. locals rushed to the spot and there was a state of unruliness.

The crowd was controlled by Sampya Police Inspector, Jagadish Reddy and assured that the incident will be reported to higher officials. Nazeer was rushed to the Puttur government hospiatal in 108 ambulance.

The constables denied the accusation and claimed that the truck driver attacked them. The constables were also injured and were admitted in the hospital.

The suspension of the constables was demanded by the large mass gathered n the hospital.

Senior Police Official, Abdul Rehman Ariyadka , Puttur Block Congress President Hemanath Shetty, and MLA SHakunthala Shetty gave embittered statement on the police conduct.

Mr.Abdul Rehman and Hemanath have promised action against the  written complaint to terminate the police constables involved.

Additional SP Shivakumar, circle inspector Suresh Kumar among others visited the spot

By:Anjum sheikh.

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