An assistant sub-inspector of the Gurugram traffic police was seriously injured after he was dragged for about 50 meters and run over by an SUV whose driver he signaled to stop while checking the vehicle, officials said on Saturday.
The ASI is in critical condition and sustained a fractured leg in the incident which took place at Ambedkar Chowk, Sector 52 on Friday afternoon, they said.
On Friday, ASI Harpreet (35) was checking vehicles along with a home guard and a constable. Around 4:30 p.m., he noticed an SUV with tinted windows and signaled to its driver to pull over, police said.
Instead, the SUV driver sped off and dragged Harpreet for about 50 meters. When he fell down, the accused caught him and fled from the spot. They said that the ASI was rushed to the hospital.
Based on the complaint of constable Somveer, an FIR has been registered against the unidentified accused at Sector 53 police station and efforts are on to trace him, they added.
“We have identified the vehicle with the help of CCTV footage and are trying to identify its owner through the registration number. We will arrest the accused soon,” said Inspector Amit Kumar, station house officer of Sector 53 police station.
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