53-year-old man beaten up in road rage

In yet another incident of road rage, a 53-year-old senior executive assistant, working at the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, was beaten up in the capital. The accused has been arrested from the spot.

Bhawani Shankar Sharma, resident of south Delhi’s Nauroji Nagar, was beaten up by a motorcylist near Nauroji Nagar bus stop on Friday around 7 pm when his Santro car touched with one motorcycle.

‘The accused has been identified as Sanjay Kumar Sharma who was arrested from the spot after passers-by informed police about the incident,’ said a police officer.

The incident took place when the accused flew into a rage after Bhawani’s car bumped into his motorcycle from behind. When Sharma apologized him, he took out his helmet and broke the side mirror of his car. Furher, he dragged the victim out of his car and beat him up.

‘When a passerby informed the police, a team from Safdarjung police station reached the spot and nabbed the accused. Sharma was immediately rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where doctors said that his shoulder had been dislocated,’ the official added.

Earlier on 24 October, a 47-year-old Wing Commander, Arjun Sen, who was returning to the air force station in Rajokri from Ambience Mall in Gurgaon with his family, was beaten up by four people on National Highway-8 when he shouted at the accused for hitting his car from behind.

The same day a cab driver, Gulab Singh, was beaten up on the same stretch by four men travelling in a car when the victim protested after they hit his cab from behind.

Central Road Research Institute technician Sunil Kumar and his teenaged son Puneet were beaten with a baton in another case of road rage in west Delhi’s Paschim Vihar 24 October.
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