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Uber driver stabbed to death in Bhopal after his cab hits two-wheeler

Yogesh Pujari was dropping a passenger in Krishna Nagar when his car touched a two-wheeler parked nearby

india Updated: Feb 09, 2017 16:52 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Bhopal
Uber driver,Uber cab,Bhopal news
The ITI student attacked the cab driver with a sharp-edged weapon.

An Uber cab driver was stabbed to death in Bhopal’s Barkheda Pathani area on Saturday night.

According to police, the driver, Yogesh Pujari (24), was dropping a passenger in Krishna Nagar locality when his car touched a two-wheeler parked nearby.

The two-wheeler owner Ashwini Sanate (19) took offence, ensuing in a fight, following which he attacked Yogesh with a sharp-edged weapon, killing him on the spot.

Sanate, an ITI student, has been arrested, police said.

Yogesh, a resident of Govindpura, was the sole breadwinner of his family and was driving his own car, police said.

First Published: Feb 05, 2017 09:27 IST