TN: School boy run over by bus

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 15:36

Dharmapuri: A nine-year-old boy was Tuesday killed when he was knocked down by a school bus while waiting to board his school van near Pennagaram, 44 km from here, police said.

The boy`s parents were witness to the tragedy.
A case was registered under IPC sections 279 (rash driving) and 304A (causing death by negligence) and the 68-year-old driver of the private school bus arrested, police said.

Chief Educational Officer-in-charge K.R.Maheswari said educational department officials led by Pennagaram AEEO Sudhakar have been asked to ascertain the situation and submit a report at once.
Based on the report, action would be initiated against the school management if any fault was found in the operation of the vehicle, she added.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 15:36
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