Narrow escape for Delhi cop: Errant driver drags traffic constable for 200 meters

New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable had a close shave when a driver of a car dragged him for nearly 200 meters after the former climbed on its bonnet as it didn't stop for checking at Delhi-Noida border in east Delhi here.The accused driver, identified as Mohan Lal (24), a resident of Noida Sector 26 has been arrested, police said, adding, the cop escaped unhurt.

The incident took place last night when Head Constable Yogesh Kumar (37) was checking the vehicles along with constable Narendra and Amarpal after installing barricades on the road near Noida Sector 10 and Delhi border.

"Yogesh signalled a car coming towards Noida to stop but instead, the driver increased the speed and tried to flee. However, Yogesh climbed on the bonnet of the car in order to stop him," a police official said.

The driver then dragged him till 200 meters and only stopped when a police patrolling van chased him and blocked his way.

Police have registered a case against the accused and booked him under a case of obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions and negligent driving at New Ashok Nagar Police station.

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