STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Two cops killed after vehicle falls into well in Madhya Pradesh village

The incident was reported on Saturday morning when some villagers spotted the vehicle in the well, and a police team subsequently reached the spot to fish out the bodies.

Published: 27th February 2021 01:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th February 2021 01:45 PM   |  A+A-

Accident

For representational purposes

By PTI

SEONI: Two policemen were killed when the four-wheeler they were travelling in allegedly hit an electricity transformer and fell into a well in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district, an official said on Saturday.

The accident occurred near Paudi village on Kalarbanki-Bandol Road on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, Bandol police station in-charge Dilip Pancheshwar said.

Inspector Neelesh Parteti (40) and constable Chandrakumar Choudhary (38) were heading towards Chhapara police station, when their SUV allegedly hit a transformer and fell into a well, it was stated.

The incident was reported on Saturday morning when some villagers spotted the vehicle in the well, and a police team subsequently reached the spot to fish out the bodies, the official said.

Choudhary was driving the vehicle at the time of the accident, he said, adding that Parteti, the in-charge of Chhapara police station, was returning to the police station after a departmental meeting at Seoni.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the official said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp