On Sunday, a woman police constable was allegedly beaten by a truck driver after an argument at Thousand Lights quarters in Chennai.
Sindhu, (32), works as a police constable at the Madipakkam police station.
On Sunday, she was watching television at her residence when the power went off suddenly. When Sindhu came out to check, she found a truck driver, Raj Mohan, who was fighting with his wife.
Raj Mohan mistakenly disconnected the power of Sindhuâ€™s house after a quarrel with his wife. Though Sindhu protested, Raj Mohan refused to restore the power supply after which, a quarrel broke out and Raj Mohan allegedly attacked Sindhu. Sindhu began shouting and some of her neighbours saw that and immediately took her to Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital.
Sindhuâ€™s husband Sampath Kumar filed a complaint at Thousand Lights police station and Mohan was taken into police custody.
On December 23, 2016, a 29-year-old woman police constable was attacked with acid by unidentified persons at Tirupattur town in Vellore. She had suffered injuries on her face and hand.