Delhi cop killed by speeding vehicle

March 9th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A Delhi police constable was killed Sunday when a vehicle ran over him in south-west Delhi in yet another incident of rash and negligent driving on the capital’s roads. Ramdeen, 26, was riding a motorbike when a speeding vehicle hit him in Delhi Cantonment area late Saturday. He was on his way to the Karol Bagh police station, where he was posted.

Ramdeen was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the police said Sunday.

A case of rash and negligent driving has been registered at the Delhi Cantonment police station but the hit-and-run vehicle driver has remained unidentified. A hunt has now been launched to trace him and the vehicle.

The capital has witnessed a series of hit-and-run cases in the past few days.

Two men were killed March 4 and one man sustained critical injuries when a speeding vehicle hit their motorcycle near the Andrews Gunj flyover in south Delhi.

Kamla Devi, 46, was killed after she was run over by an unidentified vehicle in south Delhi’s Sewa Nagar area last month.

Two constables, Dheerender and Jayveer Singh, on night patrol were crushed to death last month when a speeding truck hit their motorcycle in Gokulpuri area of north-east Delhi.

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