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Delhi court awards Rs 34.46 lakh to accident victim`s kin

Last Updated: Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 22:40

New Delhi: A Motor Accident Claim Tribunal
(MACT) has awarded Rs 34.46 lakh to the kin of an MCD employee
who was killed after being hit by a speeding bus.

Presiding Officer MACT Girish Kathpalia directed the
National Insurance Company Ltd to pay the amount to the family
members of Prabhu Dayal.

"It is proved that the deceased Prabhu Dayal died because
of the injuries sustained by him in an accident which took
place on July seven, 2008, because of rash and negligent
driving of the offending bus," the court noted.

The court computed the amount of compensation, taking
into consideration loss of income to the family of Dayal who
was working as stenographer with the civic body, among other
things.

Dayal, 39, who was going on his motorcycle, was hit by
the bus being near Kashmere Gate here. He was taken to AIIMS
where he succumbed to injuries within four days.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 22:40
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