New Delhi, January 9: An IPS officer's thumb was bitten by a woman protester when he was pushing back agitators, who were trying to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Thursday, police sources said. The protesters had gathered after a call was given by JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh to march towards President's House to demand the removal of University's Vice Chancellor, M Jagadesh Kumar.
Ingit Pratap Singh, a 2011 batch officer, who is currently posted as the additional deputy commissioner of southwest district, was injured in the attack. Fact Check: Did Manmohan Singh Ask For Students to be Forgiven Despite Facing Black Flag Protests During 2005 JNU Visit? Here's The Truth About Umar Khalid's Tweet.
Protester Bites IPS Officer's Thumb
Delhi Police: A protester at Vijay Chowk today bit Additional DCP Southwest when the police officer was trying to stop protesters from marching towards the Parliament. pic.twitter.com/3an4OrJZ8o
— ANI (@ANI) January 9, 2020
According to sources, Singh was trying to pull a male protester when the woman, in a bid to shield her friend, bit Singh's left thumb.