Delhi Police constable killed in road accident

New Delhi: A 50-year-old Delhi Police head constable was killed after a speeding vehicle hit him while he was positioned at a check post here on early Friday, police said.

Abdual Sabbar Khan, a resident of Rajasthan, was hit by an auto rickshaw around 2 a.m. while he was on vehicle checking duty in Timarpur in north Delhi along with two other policemen.

"Khan died on the spot," said a police officer.

Police said the auto rickshaw driver, identified as Dheer Singh, 34, fled from the spot with his vehicle but was arrested later and booked under charges of rash and neglegent driving.

The officer said that Khan, who was deputed at Timarpur police station, was inducted in Delhi Police in 1986.

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