Home maker arrested for assaulting traffic cop on busy junction:

Pramesh S Jain

The Upparpet police have arrested a 40 year old woman who slapped a Upparpet Traffic Assistant Sub-Inspector,K Basavaiah,the women even manhandled and created ruckus on the busy Mysore bank circle after she was caught jumping traffic signal on Saturday.

The accused has been identified as Apoorvi Dias,40,resident of Nyanpanahalli,and native of Goa.

Senior officer said,as usual our ASI,who was doing his routine duty near Mysore Bank Circle in the afternoon while on duty he observed a car jumped the traffic signal the cops flagged the car for jumping traffic signal.

On Saturday afternoon,the women along with her family heading home and jumped the signal at KG road and were heading towards palace road.

After stopping the car the ASI,Basavaiah K who was on duty stopped the car at the next junction and explained them about the violation and asked to pay the fine.

Enraged Apoorvi got down and started hurling with abuses at Basavaiah using unparliamentary language and created ruckus and even slapped the traffic ASI on duty.

The ASI and other staff who were explaining her about the violation she did and were just giving awareness to her by telling to follow traffic rules but the women driver was not ready to listen at all to them and she started shouting at them and started hurling abuses at the ASI.

Then our ASI,Basavaiah asked her to behave properly following which she started accusing him of touching her and held his collar and slapped him in public while he was discharging his duty.

Shocked by this Basavaiah passed the information to control room and the Hoysala police arrived at the spot and took her to the upparpet police station and filed a complaint.

Even at the station the woman was not ready to apologize for her mistake and was unapologetic and continued to misbehave with police at station too following which an FIR was filed against her followed by legal action as per law.

During questioning it was found that the accused is a home maker and native of Goa was residing in an apartment with her family in Nyanapanahalli main road.

A case has been registered in upparpet police station and the accused has been charged with assaulting government servant on duty,voluntary hurt and intentional insult to provoke,She was later produce before the magistrate and remanded to judicial custody he added.