New Delhi: A 21-year-old criminal has been arrested for attacking a Delhi Police personnel with knife when the later tried to nab him while robbing a biker along with his three accomplices in the national capital, police said on Saturday.
Police said accused Sarvan is a resident of a slum area near SDM Court in Laxmi Nagar. He was arrested on a tip-off from a shanty along Lawrence Road on Friday night.
He, after attacking Head Constable Mukesh Kumar, had fled to Mumbai for a month to evade arrest.
“The incident occurred on September 29 when Head Constable Mukesh Kumar, who was posted in Geeta Colony Police Station and was doing picket duty with his colleagues, was informed by a local regarding four men robbing a biker.
“Kumar reached the spot and tried to free the biker from the accused. In the meantime, Sarvan attacked Kumar with knife. Kumar sustained injuries in his neck and left arm,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Aslam Khan said.
Later with the help of locals, one accused Ram Avtar was caught from the spot, while the remaining three managed to flee, he added.