Steel plate in Maharashtra: A man is recovering from his wounds after a police officer struck him with a steel plate in the street, police say
A man has recovered from his injuries after a cop struck him in the head with a metal plate in a street in the state of Maharashtra.
Police said that the victim, who was walking home from a shop, was walking in the area of a block of flats in Parel when he was attacked with a sharp metal object by a police constable, who had been sent to the area on a public order warrant.
The constable reportedly used a metal object to strike the victim on the head.
After the attack, the constable sustained severe head injuries.
Police said that he was rushed to a nearby hospital and released on Saturday evening.
“The victim is recovering well and is being treated by a doctor in a private hospital,” police said.