Elderly woman injured after being struck by car driven by drunk Delhi cop

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Elderly woman injured after being struck by car driven by drunk Delhi cop

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A Delhi Police Sub-Inspector in inebriated condition was arrested after the car he was driving allegedly hit and injured an elderly woman in east Delhi’s Ghazipur area

According to a senior police inspector, the woman identified as Noorjahan, was sitting outside her house in Ghazipur Dairy Farm when the speeding car hit her around 7 pm on Friday,

“She was dragged for some distance before the vehicle stopped. A case was registered and the accused driver, a Delhi Police sub-inspector (SI) posted at PCR unit, has been arrested,” said the senior police official. “The SI was drunk at the time of the incident.The case against him was lodged at Ghazipur police station based on the complaint of Noorjahan’s son Mohammad Ilyaas,” said police.

Ilyaas stated that her mother was sitting on a chair outside her house when a speeding car hit her and dragged her for some metres before stopping. Noorjahan was rushed to Max Hospital, Patparganj where she is undergoing treatment, police said. 

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