Hoshiarpur: A migrant labourer was killed today in the Rahimpur area of Hoshiarpur when his cycle was hit by a truck. The local residents blocked the Hoshiarpur-Phagwara road and shouted slogans.
DSP (city) SK Sharma, SHO Bharat Masih reached the spot along with the police party and began the investigation.
Notably, a migrant Labourer Kamdev s/o Chun Chun Tati r/o Bihar (presently residing at Sundar Nagar Hoshiarpur) left his home at about 8:30 am to go to his work. When he caught the Hoshiarpur-Phagwara road from the link road coming from Sundar Nagar Mohalla, his cycle was hit by a truck. He died on the spot.
Enraged local residents blocked the road and shouted slogans against the police and demanded the arrest of the truck driver. The traffic jam was lifted after about 2 hours.
Congress leader and MLA Sunder Sham Arora, BJP leader Raman Ghai, Communist leader Ganga Parsad and other were also present on this occasion.