Udupi, June 23,2017 : T S Aboobakker of Kadiyali who was well known as Traffic Sahebru passed away at his residence at Kadiyali here on June 23, Friday.
Aboobakker got the name of Traffic Sahebru, thanks to his act of great kindness and compassion in helping students of Kadiyali school to cross the road during peak hours in the morning and evening when the Kadiyali-Kalsanka road was narrow.
It was his great love for children that made him take up this task.
Aboobakker had also been felicitated by several organisations for his kind act.
The Police Department had even entrusted him with the special authority to regulate traffic in Kadiyali Junction.
Family sources said Aboobakker was ailing since some time.