50-yr-old BIT JE crushed to death

50-yr-old BIT JE crushed to death

Jasvir Singh (inset) JE, Bathinda Improvement Trust, who was killed in the accident near Ghanaiya Chowk on Wednesday. Pawan Sharma

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, February 26

A Bathinda Improvement Trust (BIT) Junior Engineer, Jasvir Singh (50), a resident of Gidderbaha area in the district, was crushed to death by a hydra crane at Kanhaiya Chowk here on Wednesday morning. The incident took place when he was going to review development works at Transport Nagar in the city.

The impact of the accident was so severe that the victim’s face was badly crushed. After getting the information, workers of the local NGO Naujawan Welfare Society reached the spot and informed the Thermal police about the incident.

The NGO workers and the police took the body to the Civil Hospital for a postmortem. The driver of the hydra crane fled the spot leaving behind the vehicle. The Thermal police took the crane into its custody and started a probe into the incident. The police have registered a case against the crane driver on the statement of the victim’s family member.

The victim had been as a Junior Engineer at BIT for a long time. He is survived by his wife and two sons. BIT Chairman KK Aggarwal and other officials mourned his death.

Cities

View All

Junior doctors, nurses in Amritsar confront Soni

Say seniors staying away from patients, nurses want proper a...

Jan Dhan a/c holders in Amritsar queue up outside banks

Not caring two hoots about social distancing, women come out...

A blessing in disguise for author Dev Dard

Says he has finally found time to maintain galleries of hist...

Seven more catch virus in Mohali district

All from Jawaharpur; district count 26, highest in Punjab

Chandigarh Administration makes mask must for residents at public places

To be deferred — water & power charges, rent of units in reh...

Don’t have PPE? Wear raincoat, Chandigarh cops told

SSP Jagadale’s order comes after curfew violations reported ...

Delhi readies 5-T plan to tackle Covid

Kejriwal says govt to focus on testing, tracing, treatment, ...

Ban on Tablighi Jamaat sought

Letter petition seeks CBI probe into ‘conspiracy to spread i...

CRPF DG among 200 personnel quarantined

Step comes days after Chief Medical Officer of paramilitary ...