Four arrested after assault video in Greater Noida goes viral | spcilvly

After a video of a 32-year-old man being assaulted on the road by a group of men in public view was widely shared on social media on Friday, Gautam Budh Nagar police arrested four suspects, police said. on Sunday.

Three out of four suspects in custody.  (HT Photo)
Three out of four suspects in custody. (HT Photo)

Police identified the four suspects as Sonu Kumar, 26, Shaan Mohammad, 32, Danish (single name), 27, and Adil (single name), 26.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Noida) Suniti said, “A video circulated on social media platforms on Friday in which a group of men were seen assaulting a man, identified as Ankit Pratap Singh, 32, a resident of Dadri. Following a complaint filed by Singh, a case of attempt to murder was registered against Danish, who works as an auto driver.”

The alleged attack, Suniti said, took place on the night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

“Singh, who is also an auto driver, had taken a rickshaw from Surajpur to return home.”

“After boarding the autorickshaw, a dispute ensued between Danish and Singh over a passenger. Later, a fight broke out between Singh, Danish and their other driver friends. They attacked Singh with rods and bricks,” DCP Suniti said, adding that Singh was rushed to a nearby hospital and is currently out of danger.

Police said three teams were formed to track down the suspects and Danish was arrested on Saturday from a car dealership in Ghaziabad.

“The other three suspects were located later that night,” Suniti said.

A case under sections 307 (attempted murder), 147 (rioting), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to cause breach of peace), 506 (criminal intimidation) and Act 336 (putting endangering life or personal safety). of others) of the Indian Penal Code was registered against the suspects at the Surajpur police station on Friday.

“The four suspects were sent to judicial custody after being produced before a magistrate,” Suniti said.

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