New Delhi: An Assistant Commissioner of the Delhi Police posted with the anti-terror unit was allegedly assaulted by a group of unidentified men near south Delhi Lodhi Estate area in a suspected case of road rage.
ACP Amit Singh of Special Cell was on his way to his office in Lodhi colony when the incident took place around 4:30 PM.
Three suspects have been detained by the police while Singh has been rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre.
According to eyewitnesses, Singh had tried to intervene when a biker and car driver were involved in an altercation following a road accident.
"Singh, who was passing by in a private vehicle stopped to intervene. Although he was on duty, he was in civil dress and Special Cell officers normally do not wear uniform. The group of men, who were quarrelling among themselves by that time, started assaulting Singh with rods and helmets," said a senior police official.
Someone made a PCR call following which a police team reached the spot, rounded up the assaulters and rushed Singh to the hospital.
A case has been registered and further investigations are on, police said.