The KG Nagar police have cracked a case in which an autorickshaw driver was allegedly murdered by his wife and his friend, who were reportedly in an illicit relationship.
Even as the drivers were trying to tackle the blows delivered by the lockdown last year and the one this year, the fuel price hike came as the last straw on the camel's back.
The rise in fuel prices couldn’t have come at a worse time for autorickshaw drivers and app-based cabbies, who are yet to recover from the impact of the lockdown.
Collector GS Sameeran handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to family members of an autorickshaw driver Kadhar Meeran (41) who succumbed to Covid.
Jouhar keeps talking to Vineesh about ‘accident’ before trapping him with friend’s help
Before the pandemic, every street and road used to be lined with yellow auto-rickshaws.
When autorickshaws were affected by ride-hailing apps like Uber and Ola, no one thought that in this pandemic autorickshaw drivers will be the ones coming forward to help.
The civic body tried to bring in 500 drivers to ferry patients. Unions have come forward demanding health cover for them