Constable killed, home guards injured by fleeing truck
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Last Updated: Monday, March 14, 2011, 15:03
  
Mainpuri: A constable was killed and two home guards seriously injured after their vehicle was hit by a truck during an attempt to intercept it in Bewar area, police said here Monday.

"On a tip off, a highway patrol jeep attempted to intercept the truck loaded with 36 cows and calves on Kishni-Bewar late last night," Deputy Superintendent of Police Brijesh Kumar said.

Instead of halting the truck its driver hit the police jeep injuring constable Hasan Mohammad and two home guards seriously, he added.

Mohammad and the home guards were rushed to the district hospital where the constable, who suffered head injury, was declared brought dead, DSP said.

The truck driver Islam has been arrested, SP Happy Guptan said adding that the cattle stock was being transported from Etawah to a slaughter house in Rampur.

PTI


First Published: Monday, March 14, 2011, 15:03


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