An auto-rickshaw driver in Thane has been arrested in for allegedly abusing and assaulting a woman traffic constable Tuesday evening, police said.
The auto driver had stopped in the middle of the road to take passengers. That led to a traffic jam and the traffic police constable asked for his license. He refused, hit her on the head and drove away.
The police constable who was holding on to a side bar of the rickshaw was dragged along with the vehicle for about 100 metres, a police spokesperson said. Her leg got injured.
DCP traffic Amit Kale said the driver was arrested.
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