Video: Man caught on tape slapping traffic cop in Thane

THANE: In a shocking incident, a man repeatedly slapped a traffic constable in broad day light after he was caught for allegedly jumping a signal.

The incident which took place at around 7 pm in Vasai in Thane was caught on a CCTV camera installed on the road.

The motorcycle rider in question was identified as Sohail Memon, was riding without helmet with his wife and children.

In the 15-second grainy video that went viral on the social media, Memon can be seen assaulting the cop on duty Kalu Munde on his left cheek.

ANI quoted Vasai Traffic Inspector Sampatrao Patil as saying that a NC has been registered with the police and said that a case under section 353 (assaulting a government servant) will be filed against Memon after investigation. However no arrest has been made.