Thrown from bus, Jawan dies in Bihar

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Sitamarhi
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  • Updated: Jun 01, 2010 23:37 IST
An Assam Rifles jawan on leave was killed Monday morning after Bihar State Road Transport Corporation employees allegedly threw him out of a speeding bus near Sitamarhi, 125 km north of Patna.

The jawan, Harsh Narayan Jha, and his wife were on way to their village Paccharwa in Sitamarhi district.

Sitamarhi SP Anwar Hussain said that Jha was grievously injured after the staff aboard government-owned transport corporation pushed him out of bus near Dumra Court.

Jha had a quarrel with the conductor over the fare for his luggage.

Fellow passengers had the bus stopped and took the bleeding Jha to a local hospital but the doctors there referred him to the Srikrishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur.

Jha succumbed to his injuries on the way.

A case has been lodged by the deceased jawan’s wife against the the bus driver, conductor and handyman at the Dumra Court police station, Hussain said, adding police is searching for the culprits, who are absconding after parking the bus at Sitamarhi bus stand.

 

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