Drunk Man Arrested For Attacking Delhi Police, Damaging Property

The incident, which took place on Friday, was captured in a video and circulated on social media, they said.

Drunk Man Arrested For Attacking Delhi Police, Damaging Property

The incident took place on Friday around 4.30 pm in Kalyanpuriarea. (File)

New Delhi:

A man has been arrested for allegedly obstructing a public servant and damaging property in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri area, police said on Saturday.

The incident, which took place on Friday, was captured in a video and circulated on social media, they said.

In the video, a shirtless man can be seen in inebriated state and obstructing a police gypsy. He repeatedly bangs on its windscreen and makes a crack on it. People are trying to take him out of the way, but he refuses and stands in front of the gypsy. 

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"The incident took place on Friday around 4.30 pm in Kalyanpuri area. The accused, identified as Harkesh, has been arrested. He was drunk at the time of the incident," Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) Jasmeet Singh said.

"A case under IPC sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and damage to public property act was registered at the Kalyanpuri Police Station," he said.