Police solves ‘hit and run’ case

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Nov 8: Police today said it solved a hit and run case hours after an unknown truck hit two pedestrians at Sangam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district leaving one of them dead.
A police spokesman said a truck hit two pedestrians at Sangam, resulting in on spot death of Bashir Ahmad Mir and injuries to Ghulam Hassan Shah. “The injured succumbed to his injuries while on way to hospital. After completion of medico-legal formalities, the bodies of the deceased were handed over to their legal heirs for last rites,” the spokesman said.
He said the police swung into action and arrested the truck driver who was identified as Lateef Ahmad Mir and seized the truck bearing registration number JK13C-0272. The police spokesman said a case under FIR number 211/15 under Section 304 A RPC against him.


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