Watch: Woman traffic cop physically assaulted by political thug in Thane, arrested

Mumbai: In a shameful incident, a woman traffic constable was physiacally assaulted by a political thug when she asked him to stop talking over cellphone while driving at a busy road junction in Thane on Thursday.

At around 11 am, the lady cop (29) spotted Shashikant Kalgude (44) talking over phone while driving near a flyover in Naupada. She signalled him to stop. However, the SUV driver, who claimed to be a member of Shiv Sena tried to escape. The constable stood before his vehicle and prevented the vehicle's movement. When the cop asked for driving licence and relevant documents, the accused started abusing her and then slapped and punched her on nose, informed police.

The attack left the cop bleeding by nose.

Kalgude has been booked under IPC Sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his/her duty) and 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty).

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