A youth and his woman friend have been arrested by city police for allegedly assaulting and abusing an on-duty traffic constable.
The duo was arrested last night for the alleged attack that had taken place on Tuesday.
The accused identified as Umang Shah and his friend Lavina Amisar, both residents of Mulund (W), were arrested by Mulund police around 10.30 pm, DCP (Detection) Dhananjay Kulkarni said.
According to Kulkarni, the accused attacked the traffic police in Mulund after getting into an argument with him. “The duo disobeyed the instructions of the traffic policeman and subsequently abused and assaulted him before fleeing from the spot,” he said.
The accused were arrested under relevant sections of the IPC and Motor Vehicles Act, said police.
Both of them were produced in a local court that remanded them in police custody.