Chandigarh horror: Woman constable assaulted, dragged on car's bonnet by drunk driver in ManiMajra
Chandigarh: In a shocking incident, a drunk man, driving a car and his accomplice allegedly arrested for allegedly assaulting and attempting to murder a woman constable on the New Year eve.
The woman constable, Sonia Dhankar, who was riding a two-wheeler, was hit, slapped and verbally abused by two youths driving a car in Manimajra.
The incident occurred at 2.15 am at Mani Majra when constable Poonam, who was on duty at Sector 34-35 divider road and constable Sonia Dhankar, who was posted at JW Marriot were returning home after duty. Sonia, who was driving an Activa scooter, had just dropped Poonam near the gurdwara in Mani Majra when a speeding Zen car (CH 03 L 2156) hit her scooter from the rear side.
Police said that Sonia lost her balance but she courageously came to the opposite side and tried to block the way of the car. Navdeep, a resident of Mani Majra who was driving the car, accelerated due to which Sonia fell on the bonnet of the car and was dragged for around 200 metres.
Later, the police reached the spot and Sonia was taken to hospital where she was discharged after being given first aid. She sustained injuries on her hand.
Navdeep (27) works for a private company dealing in CCTV cameras. The other accused, Inderjeet, is a BA student.
Manimajra station house officer Charanjeet Singh said Inderjeet alighted from the car and slapped the woman constable. He said both the accused were arrested on charges of attempt to murder, assault and thrashing a government servant.
Navdeep, a resident of Mani Majra who was driving the car, accelerated due to which Sonia fell on the bonnet of the car and was dragged for around 200 metres.