Youths assault police constable in Shivaji Park, get arrested within hours

Youths assault police constable in Shivaji Park, get arrested within hours
53-year-old police constable Ganpat Chauhan at KEM Hospital

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1. On Tuesday, a Mumbai police constable was assaulted by three youths in broad daylight near Shiv Sena Bhavan in Dadar.

2. The victim, Ganpat Chauhan (53), was on duty when he spotted three youths and a taxi driver arguing on the road outside a petrol pump near Shiv Sena Bhavan. The argument was over the taxi driver’s refusal to ply them to Parel.

3. When Chauhan intervened, the youths started arguing with him and assaulted the constable with his own lathi. Following which, they fled from the spot.

4. The injured constable was rushed to KEM hospital by his colleagues where he got six stitches above his left eye.

5. After gathering evidences from the CCTV footage and taking Chauhan’s statement, the police arrested the three youths – Akshay Ansurkar (19), Aniket Ansurkar (23) and an 18-year-old, from different locations in Prabhadevi within hours. All three are currently in police custody.

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