People rescue traffic cops from an irate bunch
Members of the public and a few commuters had to rescue two
It was around 6.30 pm and the busy Kogilu Cross junction was bustling with traffic. Head constable
Two men had parked their bikes in the middle of the road. A woman commuter approached Asif and told him that the men were pushing each other and one of them fell on her.
If it was not for the public who intervened and helped us, these drunk men would have gone on a rampage
–Asif Pasha, Head Constable
Asif walked up to the men and warned them that he would call the law and order police. They abused Asif, who called up the traffic inspector, who sent another head constable Shanta Kumar to the spot.
“Kumar was stuck in the traffic but he took an auto-rickshaw to get there. The men attacked him too. One of the men grabbed an empty gas cylinder from a two-wheeler and hit Kumar with it,” said Asif.
People gathered around by then and cornered the men. “If it was not for the public, these drunk men would have gone on a rampage,” said the constable. The law and order police reached the spot and secured two of the accused. While two of them identified as