BMTC Accident: Police Set to File Chargesheet

Published: 27th December 2015 04:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th December 2015 04:24 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: After nearly two months of investigation, Upparpet traffic police are set to file a chargesheet in the case where a 17-year old student was run over by a BMTC bus in Majestic.

According to sources, police have enough evidence of rash driving by the BMTC bus driver. 

“We have found the driver to be negligent and the space for pedestrians was occupied by tea shops and other shops. We have also found that the girl had taken the wrong route to cross the road. We could not get any visual evidence as the CCTV cameras in Majestic bus stand were not functioning. We will mention all this in the chargesheet,” said a source.

A complaint has also been filed with the Lokayukta against the apathy of the authorities who failed to provide infrastructure for pedestrians.

On October 19, Poornima Sundar, a first-year PUC student and a resident of Balepet was mowed down by a BMTC bus when she was trying to cross the road. Poornima, a student of Mount Carmel College, was heading to her college. The incident happened when the bus was entering the terminus from Krishna Flour Mills end.

Sudanese Student Run Over by Truck

A 21-year-old student was killed on the spot while his friend suffered severe injuries after a speeding container truck crashed into their bike. The incident took place in KR Puram on Saturday. The victims are Sudanese nationals.

The deceased is Mohemmed Moosa and the injured is Abdul Rehaman (22). Both are students of a private college in KR Puram and were residing in TC Palya.

Police said the incident took place around 4.30 pm and both were heading towards TC Palya after meeting their friends. Rehaman was riding the bike while Moosa was riding pillion.

The truck, which was coming towards the city, crashed into the while trying to overtake it. Moosa fell and was run over while Rehaman sustained severe injuries in the leg. He was taken to a private hospital where he is recovering.

KR Puram traffic police arrested the truck driver Kumar and booked him for negligence. Traffic was thrown out of gear for a while in the area.


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