IPS officer crushed to death in Madhya Pradesh (Lead)

March 8th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal, March 8 (IANS) A young Indian Police Service officer was killed when a tractor-trolley, allegedly laden with illegally-quarried stones, ran over him when he tried to stop it in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, police said Thursday.

Narendra Kumar, sub-divisional police officer of Bamor, was trying to stop the tractor, a senior police officer said.

“But instead of stopping, the driver ran over him. Kumar was rushed to hospital but died on the way,” DIG (Chambal) D.P. Gupta told IANS.

Kumar was a 2009 batch IPS officer and was on probation. His wife Madhurani Tewatia, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, is also posted in Madhya Pradesh but is presently on maternity leave in Delhi.

The tractor driver has been arrested.

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