Hoshiarpur: 5 deaths were reported in Hoshiarpur district in 5 different accidents.
As per information received, Rajesh Saini s/o Prem Nath r/o village Dodwa (Gsp) was crushed under a train at the Railway Gate at village Bhattian Rajputan. Railway Police said that he committed suicide and recorded the proceedings under section 174 of CrPC.
In another case, an armyman was crushed under a train near Bhangala under mysterious conditions. Notably, the deceased Harbhajan Singh s/o Parkash Singh r/o Singhpur Jattan was an armyman and came to his home for holidays. Railway Police said that bike of Harbhajan was lying near the Railway line while his deadbody was cut into pieces under a superfast train.
In third case, a 4 year old girl was crushed by a mini bus on Tanda-Khakhan road. The girl was crossing the road. She has been identified as Ekta d/o Jagdish r/o Tanda. Police have been investigating.
In fourth case, a bike hit a man at Purhiran (Hoshiarpur-Phagwara road) while he was pushing an autorikshaw to start it. The man was seriously injured and died during treatment. The deceased has been identified as Mahinder Pal resident of Shergarh. The bike rider fled away from the spot but the eyewitnesses noted the registration number of his bike. A case has been registered by the police under section 304 (A) and 279 of IPC against the unknown rider of the bike bearing Reg. No. PB 07 P 5540
In fifth case, Sukhdev Singh s/o Ram Singh r/o Nangal Khungan was hit by bike rider when he was on a walk at about 7:30 pm on 14th October. Sukhdev Singh was seriously injured and died during treatment. A case has been registered against bike rider Paramjit Singh alias Bindu s/o Udo Ram r/o Johlan under section 304 (A), 279 and 338 of IPC.