Mob attacks cops in south Delhi, woman constable injured

Delhi police officers were surrounded by residents of the camp and they pelted stones on the police vehicle which

PTI August 21, 2016 11:08:45 IST
Mob attacks cops in south Delhi, woman constable injured

New Delhi: A mob in south Delhi's Jai Hind Camp pelted stones on a police team today injuring a woman constable when they went there to arrest a maid accused of stealing her employer's money, police said on Saturday.

Mob attacks cops in south Delhi woman constable injured

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Constable Manisha sustained injuries on her foot in the attack by the Camp residents, while the vehicle in which the police personnel and complainant went to the place was damaged, they said.

One person, identified as Mintoo, who according to police is the 'pradhan' (chief) of the camp residents, was arrested, a police officer said.

Satish Sehrawat, a resident of Vasant Kunj (North), had filed the complaint against his domestic help accusing her of stealing money from his home. The alleged theft was recorded by the CCTV camera installed in his house, a senior police official said.

Based on the complaint, the team from Vasant Kunj (North) Police Station went to the Camp to arrest the maid and recover the money.

"The police officers were surrounded by residents of the camp and a man named Mintoo, who happens to be the 'pradhan' of the residents pelted stones on the vehicle," the official said.

A case was registered against Mintoo at Vasant Kunj (South) police station, the official added.

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