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By Vinershea | Jun 18, 2019 03:57 PM

A video has gone viral and become the talk of the town which shows, a group of policemen thrashing a driver of a three-wheeler who had pulled out a sword on a busy street in north-west Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar.

Shocking Video: Tempo Driver Pulls Out Sword To Attack Policeman, Gets

The alleged incident took place after the police's vehicle and the three-wheeler met with an accident. In the video, the cops are seen confronting the man after his vehicle allegedly ran over the foot of one of their colleagues in Mukherjee Nagar. He then takes out a sword and runs after them.

As per India Today reports, the police claim that two of their men were injured in the attack. The Gramin Seva driver, alleged that he was attacked by the cops first. It is alleged the policemen dragged the Gramin Seva driver and his son out of their tempo and thrashed them. In the video, the policemen could be seen dragging the driver's son while one of them hits him with a lathi.

The policemen identified as assistant sub-inspectors Sanjay Malik and Devendra, and constable Pushpendra have been suspended, reports India Today. "The alleged incident was followed by an accident caused by a Gramin Sewa tempo to a police vehicle. Thereafter, a police officer was also assaulted on the head by the tempo driver with a sword," the police said in a statement. "Further, the tempo was driven dangerously and caused injuries to a policeman in the leg," the statement added.

Meanwhile, Delhi Police spokesperson Anil Mittal said the policemen handled the incident in an "unprofessional manner". Even, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condemned the police action and termed it as "unjustified". "Delhi Police brutality in Mukherjee Nagar is highly condemnanble and unjustified. I demand an impartial probe into the whole incident & strict action against the guilty. Protectors of citizens can't be allowed to turn into uncontrolled violent mobsters," Kejriwal tweeted.

A day after the incident, a group of people gathered outside the police station in Mukherjee Nagar, near the Delhi University's north campus, to protest against the alleged assault on the driver.

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked Home Minister Amit Shah to ensure swift justice to the accused. "Shameful incident of @DelhiPolice ruthlessly beating up Sarabjeet Singh & Balwant Singh over a petty issue. Request HM @AmitShah to ensure justice," the Chief Minister tweeted.