BANGALORE: A head constable attached to Cubbon Park police station helped nab three men who had just mugged a constable on Wednesday night.
The constable attached to the VIP section of Cubbon Park police station, was walking towards Hudson Circle from Vidhana Soudha, via Cubbon Park when three men stopped him and tried to mug him.
The constable showed his identity card and told them that he was a policeman. Although taken aback at that moment, the men snatched his mobile phone and fled the scene. Head constable Govindaraju was on beat in Cubbon Park at the time of the incident.
Seeing the three men run and hearing the constable raise alarm, Govindaraju chased the men and managed to catch one of them who then led them to the other two.
The three, identified as Vijay, Sunil and Santosh, were working as tennis training assistants in Bowring Institute, police said.
Senior officials, including city police commissioner M N Reddi applauded Govindaraju’s presence of mind.