India, Oct. 18 -- Two men were remanded to judicial custody on Saturday for running over a traffic police official while trying to avoid a challan for not wearing a mask in Shivajinagar.

The arrested men have been identified as Saurabh Lahu Umre (20) and Mayur Dhananjay Chatur (26), both residents of Hingane and natives of Osmanabad. While Chatur is involved in pest control work, Umre is a student at a local college and has a history of a case under Arms Act at Sinhgad road police station.

The two were riding on a motorbike along Savai Gandharva Road in Shivajinagar at 11:10pm on Friday when they were stopped for not wearing masks by Hawaldar Balaji Baburao Pandhare who works at the Shivajinagar traffic division.

The two first hit the ...