5 held for taxi driver’s murder from Panipat

Dharamsala, September 15

The police have arrested five persons from Panipat who were accused of killing a taxi driver from Himachal yesterday.

Bilaspur SP Divakar Sharma said yesterday five persons hired a taxi from Shimla to Hamirpur. When the taxi reached Bilaspur, the occupants attacked the driver with sharp-edged weapons. The driver, Harish Kumar, a resident of Kandaghat, was injured badly in the attack. He, however, mustered courage and ran on road and clung to a truck passing by. The truck driver informed the police who took him to hospital.

In his statement to the police before dying, Harish said five persons who had hired his taxi attacked him with sharp-edged weapons and fled with his taxi. — TNS

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