Bengaluru: Youths Assault Cops After Breaching Checkpost, One Shot After Trying To Violently Escape CustodyScreengrab of assault on cops 

Bike-borne youths in Bengaluru who were over-speeding and performing stunts were caught on camera assaulting cops after breaching a checkpost during the 21 day nationwide lockdown.

Incidentally, after being eventually apprehended by the police, one of the youths tried to engineer an escape by pelting stones and bricks. He was eventually shot in the leg by the cops to prevent him from escaping.

As per a Deccan Herald report, a youth identified as Tajoddin and his friends had breached a police barricade in Bhoopasandra yesterday (25 March) afternoon. After the police gave chase and stopped them, the youths began to assault them.

The assault was also caught on camera.

Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao took cognisance of the matter and assured that the youths would severely regret it.

Incidentally, after the cops arrested Tajoddin and his friend, they were taken to Magahar when the former tried to escape custody by again launching an assault.

After fleeing a short distance, Tajoddin pelted stones and bricks at the chasing cops, which injured a sub-inspector and head constable.

Sanjayanagar police inspector as a result fired two shots in the air to stop Tajoddin but when he still continued to flee, the inspector shot him in the leg. He is now undergoing treatment at a city hospital.

Tags: 

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement