Gambhir’s cousin thrashes taxi driver

May 25th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS  

Gautam Gambhir New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a case of road rage, a taxi driver was beaten up brutally early Thursday by a man claiming to be a cousin of Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir after the victim’s vehicle grazed his car in central Delhi, police said.

The incident took place at Pusa road around 1 a.m. near Karol Bagh Metro station.

Raghav Gambhir, claiming to be a cousin of the cricketer, allegedly beat up Jaspal Singh, a taxi driver working with a call centre, and fled along with his friend, who is yet to be identified.

Police said that a witness informed two policemen at a nearby police picket that a man was being beaten up by two people.

“When the cops rushed to the spot, the accused threatened them that they can not do anything to them,” said the official.

In the mean time, the accused managed to flee from the spot.

Police have registered an case of attempt to commit culpable homicide, threat and common intention.

The cab driver was returning home after dropping his passengers in west Delhi area and heading towards Karol Bagh when his car grazed Raghav’s car.

Raghav got angry over this and started beating the victim along with his friend after dragging him out of his car.

Singh is undergoing treatment, said the official.

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