The two constables, identified as Mandeep (29) and Shailendra (39) were attacked with stones and sticks by the accused around 8pm near the Nawada Housing Complex.

One of them managed to inform the police station after which five persons including a juvenile were apprehended.

The constables, who suffered injuries on their heads and faces, were taken to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where they were administered treatment and discharged.

The accused have been identified as Chandar (38), Suresh (30), Krishna (34) and Naresh (36) and a juvenile.

"A case under section 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of his duties), 307 (attempt to murder) and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) has been registered at Uttam Nagar police station and investigations are on," said additional commissioner of police (west) Ranvir Singh.

In another incident, a constable who was patrolling along with traffic officials was pushed out of a moving car in Seemapuri area in northeast Delhi last night.

The constable had tried to challan the driver and had sat in the vehicle to stop him from running away. The accused was later arrested and booked under various sections of the IPC.

There have been three such incidents in the last ten days, where four police men including an Assistant Commissioner of Police were attacked.

On October 13, a constable was gunned down in Vijay Vihar area of outer Delhi. On October 11, three alleged criminals had opened fire on two Delhi Police constables in busy Connaught Place area while ACP Amit Singh, posted with the Special Cell was assaulted by three persons including a woman and a juvenile in a case of road-rage on Thursday.

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