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Caught On Camera: Cop Holds On To Bonnet As Car Speeds On Delhi Road

Caught On Camera: Cop Holds On To Bonnet As Car Speeds On Delhi Road

The incident took place in Dhaula Kuan area in south Delhi on Monday.

New Delhi:

A traffic policeman held on to the bonnet of a car for nearly 400 metres after he tried to stop the vehicle which was speeding on a busy road in Delhi. Footage from CCTV shows the cop holding on to the car before falling on the road, his legs nearly missing the wheels of the hatchback driven by the offender as other vehicles drove past him.

The incident, which took place on Monday, was reported in south Delhi's Dhaula Kuan area.

In the video from CCTV camera, Constable Mahipal Singh is seen standing next to the hatchback, which was stopped for using a fancy number plate; he jumps on to the car the minute the driver tries to flee.

The police personnel does not let off his hold even as the offender drives zig-zag on the busy stretch near Cantonment area; he is later seen falling on the road after being driven for approximately 400 metres.

The car driver was arrested after one kilometre chase. The accused was identified as Shubham, who is a resident of Uttam Nagar in south west Delhi.

He has been arrested on charges of obstructing, hurting and wrongful driving.