The incident took place on Tuesday when the constable was heading towards Madhuban Chowk, where he is posted, and he spotted a couple on a motorbike who had stopped beyond the mark near a zebra crossing at an intersection in Rani Bagh area, violating traffic norms, a police official said.

When the constable, Mool Chand, asked them to reverse the two-wheeler by a metre or so, the woman pillion rider entered into an argument with him, which soon turned quite violent.

Meanwhile, three women, who were riding on a scooter, which is also in violation of law, intervened and then the four women allegedly assaulted him and even tore apart his uniform, the official said.

Locals rushed to the cop's rescue and held two of the accused women, while the others fled the spot. They called up police and a case was registered in connection with the matter.

During investigation, it emerged that the three women who had come later in the scooter, were known to the couple in the motorbike. Efforts are on to nab the other women too, the official added.

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