2 persons killed in separate accidents

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2014 22:02 IST

A truck driver and an unidentified person have been booked in two separate incidents of road accidents in which two persons were killed.In the first cases, Mahesh Khanna (45), a resident of Katra Khazana, died after being hit by a truck. Khanna was riding a scooter when he was hit by the truck on Monday.

He was admitted at a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Amritsar city police have booked Ajaypal Singh, a resident of Sachiala village, in this connection, under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The case was registered at the A-Division police station following the complaint of Rahul Suri, a resident of Katra Sufaid, who is a relative of the victim.However,the accused is yet to be arrested.

Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Rajwinder Singh of the Mohkampura police station said efforts were on to arrest the accused.

In another case, the Amritsar city police have booked unidentified persons in connection with killing of a Guru Nanak Enclave resident, Ravinder Singh (50), in a road accident.

A case has been registered under sections 279 and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC at the Cantonment police station on the complaint of Rajinder Singh, son of the victim.
The complainant alleged that his father was on way to the railway station on cycle when the accused rammed his speeding vehicle into the cycle, killing him.

Police are yet to find a lead into the case. “It is not immediately known as to which vehicle hit Ravinder Singh, who was lying on the roadside near Canal Office on GT Road.

“A case has been registered against unidentified persons in this connection and efforts are on to identify and arrest them,” said investigating officer ASI Panna Lal, in charge of the Rani Ka Bagh police post.

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