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Off Duty Cop Arrested for Beating Wife On Street in Queens Sunday: NYPD

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August 14th, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

An off duty NYPD cop has been arrested for beating his estranged wife on a Utopia street Sunday following a dispute over child visitation rights.

Officer MD Rahman is accused of assaulting his spouse in the vicinity of Horace Harding Expressway and 170th Street, according to police.

Rahman allegedly punched his estranged wife in the head, arm, and shoulder causing her to fall to the ground, police said.

He carried out the alleged attack following an argument over visitation rights to their child, according to the New York Daily News.

Rahman was arrested Monday at around 8:25 p.m. after his estranged wife checked herself into the hospital, police said.

The police officer has been charged with misdemeanor assault, cops said.

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