Road Rage: Two cab drivers arrested for assaulting auto driver and passenger

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The Hennur police arrested two people who beat up an autorickshaw driver over a road rage in Horamavu on Sunday.

The accused have been identified as Raghu and Anil have been charged under assault and criminal intimidation.

Senior officer told reporters,The accused have confronted Nanjunda Mahadeva

shetty,who operated Uber autorickshaw was dropping the passenger at Horamavu,when three people confronted him in a car.

Before he could realize one of them dragged Nanjunda and punched him on the face while the others joined the attack .

The accused were hurling abuses and showering kicks and punched while the passengers including a woman got down and ran to safety.

The woman passenger even tried to intervene and requested the attacker to leave the driver alone but the accused continued to beat up Nanjunda.

The trio sped away as one of the passenger pulled out a phone to call the control room to report the incident.

The victim later approached the police and filed a complaint with the Hennur police.

Based on the complaint,the police have registered a case and track down the accused while another accused is absconding.

It may be recalled that city police commissioner,B. Dayananda had instructed the jurisdictional police to book criminal case against the people involved in road rage and open rowdy-sheet against them.