Delhi policeman, associate arrested for assault

New Delhi, May 17 : A Delhi Police constable and his associate were arrested on charges of kidnapping, assaulting and robbing a pedestrian, police said on Thursday.

Based on a CCTV footage from the crime spot, Mohammad Idresh, who was posted in Shahdara, and his associate Jai Prakash were arrested on Wednesday, said a police officer.

According to the police, the incident occurred on Tuesday in Ghazipur market when 29-year-old Taslim was assaulted and kidnapped by Prakash and Idresh.

In his complaint, Taslim said he was passing by Ghazipur market when two men in civilian clothes on a motorbike stopped him and took him to an isolated building where he was assaulted.

“During investigation it was found that the accused snatched Rs 4,000 and a mobile phone from Taslim,” the police officer said.

/IANS

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