Truck driver heckles onduty SI two arrested

first_imgKolkata: A police Sub-Inspector was heckled by some truck drivers in Dum Dum while he was prosecuting them for parking their vehicles at a ‘No Parking Zone’ onTuesday afternoon. Later, two persons were arrested on charges for allegedly manhandling a police personnel and obstructing a public servant from discharging his duty. According to the sources, since past several months, the Airport-Nagerbazar Traffic Guard was receiving complaints of no parking space violation along Jessore Road between ordinance factory and Dum Dum Central Jail. On Tuesday, Debasish Kumar, Officer-in-Charge (OC), traffic, Airport Nagerbazar Traffic Guard of Barrackpore Police, went to the area and started prosecuting the vehicles parked on the no parking zone. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAfter prosecuting several vehicles, he reached in front of a private English medium school and found several Heavy Goods vehicle (HGV) and Light Goods vehicle (LGV) were parked there. He asked to provide vehicle documents with the intention to prosecute them. One of the HGV drivers failed to produce valid documents to him and as a measure the police personnel tried to tow the HGV away from there to detain it. As soon as a towing van reached the area near school, drivers got agitated. When the towing van was about to tow the HGV, a few drivers manhandled Kumar and tried to snatch his Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedmobile phone. Other police personnel present there intervened and called Dum Dum police station for back up. Within minutes, drivers put up a road block on Jessore Road. Soon, police personnel from Dum Dum police station reached the spot and forced the truck drivers to withdraw the road block. Later, Kumar submitted a written complaint against the drivers and two of them were arrested. The raid will continue till the malpractice ends. Again on Wednesday, police action will be carried on to prosecute the offenders. If necessary vehicles may be towed away.last_img

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