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Pumpwell hit and run case : Accused lorry driver arrested

Pumpwell hit and run case : Accused lorry driver arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 09, 2017:   Police have arrested  the driver of a lorry who was responsible for a hit and run case reported from Pumpwell on May 29 which claimed the lives of two youth.

Gopala Krishna

The arrested person is Gopalakrishna (28) from Nekkilady in Puttur. The arrest was made on June 9, Friday.

It may be recalled here that  two youth Ronald (28) and Jackson D’Souza (21), both cousins who were on a bike had lost their lives in the accident.

The lorry bearing registration number KL-4- D 6678 was identified by the police who checked the CCTV footages from the toll gates  at Talapady,  Hejamady and NIT-K.

 The mishap had taken  place when the lorry was heading towards Kochi from Maharashtra. It is said the vehicle was on the wrong side resulting in the mishap.

Traffic East  Inspector Suresh Kumar,  Assistant  Inspector Praveen Kumar, Head constables Sanjeev, Tasleem and  Yashwanth were instrumental in cracking the case.

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Sonia D’souza, Bejai Sat, June-10-2017, 12:31
It is because of his carelessness which has led to the incident. The driver must have at least been courteous to admit the injured to the hospital instead of leaving them suffer in pain
Easter Fernandes, Mangaluru Fri, June-9-2017, 11:49
He has to be punished for this crime. Wherever you go a single clue is enough to trace your crime
Adarsh Shet, puttur Fri, June-9-2017, 9:37
A good move by police
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