New Delhi: A 35-year-old Nigerian national was thrashed by locals allegedly for manhandling two traffic constables who had stopped him at Dwarka Mor for driving a two-wheeler without wearing a helmet, police said on Wednesday.
A video of the incident, which took place on Monday at around 10.45 am has gone viral.
Two traffic constables Ajay and Guarav, who were on duty spotted the Nigerian named Prince coming on his scooter without wearing helmet.
He was stopped by them and asked to show documents. But he tried to forcefully escape, a senior police officer said.
An argument broke out between them and Prince allegedly manhandled the two officials at the spot, the officer added. A crowd gathered and started thrashing Prince.
The entire incident was recorded by a passerby, the video of which has become viral, the officer said.
Meanwhile, the traffic officials informed police and the Nigerian national was then taken to Mohan Garden police station where a case was registered based on the complaint of the traffic personnel.