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Guruvayanakere hit and run accident, driver detained

Guruvayanakere hit and run accident, driver detained

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, Dec 22, 2016: It is reported that Belthangady police on Dec 21, Wednesday arrested Sandeep Kumar (25), driver of a private bus involved in an accident that resulted in the death of Dinakar Hegde (48), headmaster of a government school, on Dec 20, Tuesday.


hit and run

The 48-year-old Dinakar Hegde died after being hit by the luggage door of the private bus that suddenly opened even as the vehicle was moving at Guruvayanakere near Dharmasthala. The private bus was one of the three buses carrying students from Kolar. Dinakar Hegde was on a morning walk.The Belthangady police traced the bus in Malpe and arrested the driver.

Additional Superintendent of Police C.B. Vedamurthy said that Sandeep Kumar has been accused of committing an offence under Section 304 of Indian Penal Code (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). The police produced Sandeep Kumar before a local magistrate who remanded him in judicial custody for 15 days.

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Anusha Rai, Bantwal Wed, December-21-2016, 11:59
When you are driving vehicle you should have presence of mind because a moment of distraction is enough for such incidents. Put him behind bars and cancel his DL too so that never repeats in future
Lohith Roy, Kolkatta Wed, December-21-2016, 11:44
It is because of the negligence become cause for such incident . Simple he brought back to life . The license of such drivers have ti be cancelled
Kishen Shetty, Mangaluru Wed, December-21-2016, 11:36
Stringent action has to be taken and not given any chance to escape from the crime . because of the driver’s carelessness the innocent has lost life
Ashalatha S, Bajpe Wed, December-21-2016, 11:18
if you have money there is nothing to worry Kyon ki, Yeh mera India.....
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