Woman slapped in road rage incident
JAKARTA: A six-months pregnant woman and her husband said they were assaulted hit by a passenger in a car with a military license plate in the center of the city Saturday.
The woman was driving near Monas when another car with military plates back-ended her car, tempointeraktif.com reported.
The sedan drove away but the woman drove after it and stopped it. She demanded the driver's identity card and driving license.
Her husband, driving another car, soon joined her and they drove away from the scene together. However, the military sedan followed them and blocked them on Jl. Sudirman. A man emerged from the back seat, went to the other car and grabbed the husband through the open window. He order the husband to get out of his car and hit him twice.
The woman tried to intervene and she was also struck.
The unidentified man then asked for the driver's documents and left.
The couple tried to report the case to the police but were turned away. The police reasoned that any report against military personnel should be file with the military police. --JP