BSF Havildar dies in accident in Amritsar

BSF Havildar dies in accident in Amritsar

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, July 25

BSF Havildar Kulbinder Singh (38), a resident of Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, died in a road accident while he was waiting to cross the road on his bike near Khasa here.

He was currently posted at Khasa headquarters. According to police, an unidentified goods carrier hit his bike. He was immediately rushed to the Military Hospital, where he succumbed. The police have registered a case against an unidentified goods carrier driver and launched further probe.

Havildar Sukhwant Singh of Ropar told the police that he was posted with Light Regiment of the BSF at Khasa. On Friday around 9.35 pm, he was going to his duty on his bike and as soon as he came out of the Khasa Army Cantonment gate number 6, Kulbinder was ahead of him on his bike.

He said when Kulbinder was waiting for the road to be cleared of traffic, a rashly driven Bolero camper came from Khasa side and hit his bike.

Kulbinder got seriously injured in the incident and was immediately rushed to the Military Hospital, where he died. The Bolero camper driver fled from the spot leaving the vehicle behind.

A case under Sections 304-A, 279 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered and further investigations were on to identify and nab the suspect.

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