In recent times, Noida in Uttar Pradesh has become the epicentre of securiyty guard abuse cases. In the latest incident, a rape accused tries to run over the society security guard in a bid to escape from the police who reached the society to arrest him. The whole incident happened in front of the Noida Police.
In UP's Noida, a senior executive working at a private firm and accused in a rape case knocked down security personnel who tried to stop him. The CCTV shows the accused fleeing in his car from the society in Noida sector 120 as a cop and security guards try to stop him. pic.twitter.com/AFk0Y4YdeW
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The accused, who has been identified as Neeraj Singh, works as a general manager at a private company. The incident took place on Tuesday as Noida Police reached the society where the accused was staying. The police were acting after a co-worker filed a complaint against him and accused him of raping her.
The whole incident got recorded on the CCTV. It shows the accused driving a white coloured Honda WR-V. The society security guard waved at the car and asked him to stop. However, he ran the vehicle over the security guard causing him to fall down badly. Police officials rushed to the spot trying to stop him. However, the man did not care to stop and accelerated through the police officers standing at the spot.
Noida Sector 113 Station House Officer said that Neeraj Singh had been absconding in the rape case for one and a half months. The police located him through informants. However, he got to know about the police and ran to escape arrest.
The security guard identified as Ashok Mavi was injured in the leg. He was admitted for a check up and did not sustain any serious wounds or injuries. Mavi further filed a complaint against Neeraj Singh under sections 279 (rash driving), 427 (causing damage) and 338 (grevious hurt or endangering life) of Indian Penal Code. The police are yet to trace the accused.
Repeated abuses on security guards
Earlier this year, in August, Noida police arrested a woman on similar charges. The lady was shouting expletives and was making indecent gestures at a security guard of a society in Noida. She also threatened and manhandled the security guard.
The video is from Jaypee Wishtown society in Noida Sector 126 recorded the woman driver’s behaviour becoming violent after a delay in opening the gate when she was exiting the society. According to a resident of the society, the guards take down the registration number of the vehicles that enter or exit the society. There was a delay in that. The woman was allegedly drunk. Multiple cases were registered against the woman under sections of IPC who practised law herself.
Another woman was arrested in September this year on similar charges. In a CCTV footage, the woman stepped out of the vehicle and waved her hand angrily at the security guard. She then slapped the guard thrice. The lady was identified as Sutapa Das, who works as a professor. The incident happened at Phase 3 of Cleo County in Noida’s Sector 121.
According to the guard, the woman slapped him when he was working on the RFID or the Radio Frequency-based system that automatically tracks the vehicles, opens the gate and shuts the barriers after a vehicle crosses. However, the guard claimed that the registration number of the car was not showing in the system.