Three killed in road accident in Delhi
Three people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed and two others were injured when a speeding autorickshaw hit a motorcycle and a scooter in south Delhi, the police said on Tuesday.
The mishap occurred late on Monday near Agra Canal in Sarita Vihar area when an autorickshaw driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a motorcycle and then hit a scooter.
Motorcycle rider Sanoj, 26, died on the spot while pillion rider Ashok, 30, was stated to be in a critical condition in a hospital.
Satish Sharma, 35, was riding the scooter with his daughters Tanu, 8, and Monica, 10, riding pillion. Sharma died at the spot.
"Due to the impact of the accident, Tanu was tossed up in the air and fell into the canal. Her body was fished out early Tuesday," said a police official.
The police said a search has been launched to nab the absconding autorickshaw driver.
Chaos erupted in Bengaluru after a supporter of Congress MLA Zameer Ahmed poured kerosene over himself and attempted self-immolation, news agency ANI reported. The self-immolation bid was carried out in protest against the raids by Karnataka Anti-Corruption Bureau at five locations belonging to the Congresss MLA following a report of the Enforcement Directorate on alleged disproportionate assets.
Karnataka Government on Monday suspended IAS officer J Manjunath, former DC of Bengaluru Urban, after Manjunath was arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau in a bribery case. Manjunath was arrested by the ACB, four days after he was transferred from the post of Bengaluru urban district deputy commissioner. IPS officer Amrit Paul was also suspended after being arrested by CID for his alleged role in the PSI recruitment scam case.
Following the arrest of IPS officer Amrit Paul for his alleged role in the police sub-inspectors recruitment scam, the Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah on Tuesday demanded the resignation of state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra. Paul was arrested by Crime Investigation Department for his alleged role in the PSI recruitment scam case on Monday. Karnataka Government on Monday also suspended Paul following his arrest.
A cab driver in Chennai was arrested on Tuesday for beating a 34-year-old man to death over the number of passengers entering the cab and the one-time password (OTP) required before starting a trip. They had booked a cab after they came out of a mall in Navalur after watching a movie on Sunday around 3:30 pm. Onlookers apprehended the cab driver until the police arrived. The cab driver hails from Salem district.
A man was seen thrashing a cop inside a police station premises in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri. According to news agency ANI, the man had been called by the police over a domestic violence complaint when he lost his temper and began delivering blows to the cop. An official told ANI that the family cited his ill mental health as the reason behind his violent behaviour. The man has been booked and detained, the official added.