Father-son duo held for assaulting cops

Father-son duo held for assaulting cops

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A father-son duo was arrested for allegedly assaulting police on duty.

Revanth, a businessman and his father Srinivasalu, attacked the police personnel when they attempted to rescue Revanth’s wife Rooparani from being thrashed by the suspects.

Paul Priya Kumar, a police sub-inspector, HSR Layout police station, in her complaint said her subordinates Manjunath and Anil Kumar rushed to the suspects’ house after receiving a distress call that a woman was being beaten up.

The suspects were enraged when the cops directed them to open the door. After opening the door, they assaulted and abused the police, she stated in the complaint.

After receiving the inputs by her subordinates, Priya Kumar rushed to the spot. The suspects attacked her as well. The cops rescued Rooparani, a domestic violence victim and arrested the suspects. They were produced before a magistrate, who remanded them in judicial custody. They have been booked under IPC sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace).