A traffic police constable, Srinivas, was attacked at the traffic circle at Varadhi Junction where the National Highway No.5 takes a turn towards Guntur crossing river Krishna on Tuesday afternoon. Four persons travelling in a Tata Indica registered in Visakhapatnam (AP31TV) snatched the walkie-talkie set of the constable and pushed him leading to injuries.
The constable was admitted to the Government Hospital and is being treated. The constable said that they were on the lookout for a car and while on duty from 1 p.m. was shocked to be attacked by the four people seated in the car.
The vehicle went on to the Kanakadurga Varadhi and from there towards Guntur. Police personnel were searching for the car and the inmates along with their counterparts in Guntur and West Godavari.