Cops object to loud music at ahata, beaten up

GURUGRAM: Two policemen on patrolling duty were allegedly held hostage and beaten up at an near when they tried to stop the owner and his friends from playing loud in the early hours of Saturday. They were rushed to a nearby hospital and discharged after first aid. An FIR has been registered at Sector 56 police station.

Constable Yogender and SPO Jaibeer who were patrolling on a bike got a tip-off from the police station in the wake of a complaint by a resident that songs were being played loudly in the liquor outlet near the red light of Wazirabad village.

Both immediately went to the liquor outlet and knocked at the door. A youth opened the door and let them in only to hold them hostage in a room. Later the owner of the liquor outlet, Jeetu, and his friends attacked them, police said. The accused then threw them out of the outlet.

Around 2.30 am, the duo narrated their ordeal to Sector 56 police station and soon a special team reached there, but the accused managed to flee. Though police did not confirm any arrests, sources said they have rounded up some suspects for questioning.

On the complaint of constable Yogender, an FIR has been registered against the accused under sections 147 (rioting), 149 (unlawful assembly), 323 (causing hurt), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public function), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC at Sector 56 police station. “The accused are absconding and we are conducting raids to nab them. They will be arrested soon,” said inspector Narender Khatana, SHO of Sector 56 police station.

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