Dalmiya’s grandson, driver assault cop

Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya’s grandson Jagmohan_Dalmiya mAditya was on Thursday presented before a Juvenile Justice Board and his driver sent to judicial custody for assaulting a policeman, police said.

The incident happened Wednesday night at the Eastern Metropolitan bypass when Aditya and his driver allegedly assaulted a traffic policeman who pulled them up for parking the car in a no parking zone.

“Since Aditya is a minor, we forwarded him (on Thursday) to the Juvenile Justice Board, which has sought a report on the incident,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Santosh Pandey said. Aditya is a Class 10 student.

The driver, Zakir Hussain, has been remanded to judicial custody till June 17.

“They assaulted a policeman after he tried taking action against them for parking the car in a no-parking zone,” Pandey said.

The incident comes days after Kolkata Mayor Sovon Chatterjee’s niece Debapriya Chatterjee and her friends were booked for allegedly manhandling a policeman who stopped their car after it jumped a signal and hit a pedestrian.

2 Comments

  1. These including the drivers of the rich and the privileged think and act as if they are above the law. This is the fault of upbringing by their parents who I think should be held responsible for the act of their minor children.

  2. Besides, our laws are lax, corruption is rampant and justice is never fully delivered. Hence, the rich and famous tend to get away with almost anything.

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