Policeman dies in hit-and-run in Mohali's Balongi village

Policeman dies in hit-and-run in Mohali's Balongi village

Tribune News Service

Mohali, October 27

In a hit-and-run case, an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) posted with the ADGP (Internal Security), Punjab, was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a rashly driven Activa scooter in Balongi late last night.

The deceased cop has been identified as Rajwant Singh (41), a resident of Kharar.

Rajwant Singh was going home on his motorcycle after duty. When he reached Desu Majra, he took a U-turn as there was a traffic jam due to a teachers’ protest. A woman riding an Activa hit his motorcycle after which he fell and suffered serious injuries.

He was rushed to the Civil Hospital in Kharar, where doctors declared him brought dead. The woman reportedly sped away from the spot. Rajpal Singh Gill, SHO, said they had registered a case under Sections 304 A and 279 of the IPC against the unknown woman at the Baloni police station.

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