A burqa-clad woman stabbed a cab driver in Gurugram’s Civil Lines area today, leading to chaos in the vicinity and deployment of a heavy police contingent, reports India TV. According to the driver Raghuraj (35), the lady signaled him to stop and attacked him suddenly using a knife. She then attempted to flee. However, Raghuraj chased her and she was overpowered by passersby and handed over to the police.
The incident took place just a few metres away from the traffic police booth in the Civil Lines area. The accused burqa-clad foreigner also resisted arrest and tried to assault a lady constable. A video of her pushing and shoving the policewoman was shared by a journalist –
According to the police, the lady is a foreign national. Her identity is being established. Police said that the victim Raghuraj is a native of Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. He was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical aid.
“The woman signalled me to stop the cab and when I stopped the vehicle, she attacked me with a sharp-edged knife and licked my face. She tried to flee but was nabbed,” the victim said.
Station House Officer (SHO) of Civil Lines police station said that an investigation is on and the reason behind the incident will be known after recording the accused’s statement.