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Posted at: Apr 23, 2019, 7:43 AM; last updated: Apr 23, 2019, 9:09 AM (IST)

Not given way, 4 youths thrash CTU driver, held

Not given way, 4 youths thrash CTU driver, held
Sources said the victim was also bitten by one of the youths. Bus passengers and other eyewitnesses rescued the CTU driver and informed the police.

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, April 22

In an incident of road rage, four motorcycle-borne youths, including two brothers, allegedly thrashed a CTU driver at the Sector 51/52 light point.

According to the police, CTU driver Satish Kumar was was driving a bus on a southern sector route yesterday. He stopped the bus at a red light when two youths riding a motorcycle, who came from the rear side, started abusing him and asked him to give way. In the meantime, two more bike-borne youths, who were accompanying the two miscreants, arrived at the spot.

They pulled the CTU driver out of the bus and thrashed him. “The driver was lying on the road while the youths kept hitting him,” said a police official.

Sources said the victim was also bitten by one of the youths. Bus passengers and other eyewitnesses rescued the CTU driver and informed the police.

A PCR team and cops from the Sector 49 police station reached the spot and apprehended the youths, Rohit and Dhavender, residents of Mauli Jagran village, and Chhotu and Amit, residents of Tin Colony, Sector 52. The youths also misbehaved with the cops at the spot.

A case under Sections 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from the discharge of his duty), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of a common intention) of the IPC has been registered against them at the Sector 39 police station. They were arrested and the motorcycles have been impounded.

Woman run over by truck

Mohali: A 42-year-old woman died after being run over by a truck, while her husband sustained injuries in the accident on Airport Road here on Monday.

The deceased, Devi, a resident of Dera Bassi, was going with her husband SP Yadav on an Activa when their scooter was hit by a truck from the rear side near Radha Soami Chowk on Airport Road around 1.30 pm.

The couple was going to the Regional Transport Office at Sector 76 in Mohali for some work.

The police said Devi fell on the road and came under the rear wheels of the truck, while her husband fell on the other side and sustained injuries.

The truck driver fled from the spot, leaving the vehicle behind. A case under Sections 304-A and 279 of the IPC has been registered in this connection at the Sohana police station.

Pedestrian killedin hit-&-run

Kharar: An unidentified pedestrian, believed to be in his mid-40s, was killed after he was knocked down by an unknown vehicle in Kurali, Kharar, on Monday. 

n Kurali City Station House Officer Sandeep Kaur said that a case under Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC had been registered against the unidentified driver. The body has been kept at the Civil Hospital, Kurali, for identification. — TNS 

Road rage

  • CTU driver Satish Kumar was driving a bus and had stopped at the Sector 51/52 light point
  • Two youths riding a motorcycle arrived there, started abusing him and asked him to give way
  • In the meantime, two more bike-borne youths, who were accompanying them, arrived there
  • They pulled the CTU driver out of the bus and thrashed him. He kept lying on the road

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