3 Mumbai cops attacked with sharp-edged weapons after altercation over face masks


Mumbai: Three police personnel, together with a sub-inspector and two constables, have been attacked by a mob with sharp weapons in Antop Hill space in Mumbai after police questioned them for not sporting masks and flouting coronavirus lockdown norms. 

The incident came about at Kokhri Agar, Garib Nawaz Nagar at round 6:45 pm on May 14 when a joint workforce of policemen from the Antop Hill police station and the state SRPF have been on patrolling responsibility. The space, which borders the MHADA colony, is a densely populated slum cluster and has been declared as a crimson zone for the coronavirus an infection.

According to a report, a mob of over 15 individuals assaulted three policemen, together with a PSI, with sharp weapons. All three police personnel suffered accidents within the assault. 

An offence has been registered in opposition to the members of the group on the cost of rioting and different sections of the IPC, together with 307 (try to homicide), 353 (assault or prison power to discourage public servant from discharge of his responsibility), 332 (voluntarily inflicting damage to discourage public servant from his responsibility), and likewise underneath the COVID-19 rules.

A hunt has been began to arrest the accused concerned within the assault on the police personnel.