City briefs : Two killed,eight injured in separate accidents

Two persons were killed and eight injured in separate accidents on Sunday.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 2, 2012 1:41 am

Two killed,eight injured in separate accidents

New Delhi:Two persons were killed and eight injured in separate accidents on Sunday. In the first case,one person was killed and seven injured after a vehicle ran into them in Rani Bagh around 5 am on Sunday. “The speeding vehicle hit them near Madhuban Chowk underpass in Rani Bagh. Shashi (40) died on the spot,” police said. The victims,all residents of Sultanpuri,had returned from a pilgrimage and were crossing the road. In the second accident,40-year-old man Sashi Bhushan was killed when a Toyota Fortuner hit the Tata Indigo he was traveling in. The incident took place in Rohini,Outer Delhi,on Saturday night. Bhushan’s driver,Devendra,was injured in the accident.

MCD campaign: One injured in scuffle

New Delhi:One person was injured in a scuffle outside the Pandav Nagar office of Lata Gupta,who is contesting the MCD polls on a BJP ticket,on Saturday. Lata’s husband Rajesh Gupta said the incident happened during the inauguration of the office. “There were some men outside the office. We do not know who they were and why they created a ruckus at our office. We stayed inside and called police,” said Gupta. Sanjay Gupta,owner of the building,received injuries in the scuffle.

Four arrested for kidnap,man rescued

New Delhi:Four persons have been arrested for kidnapping a 27-year-old man from Turkman Gate,Central Delhi. On March 29,the four allegedly whisked away Rehan Khan around 10 pm. Police said they took Khan to Moradabad. The accused have been identified as Rais Khan (48),Shakir Ali (40),Rehman (45) and Farooq Ali (35). Police conducted raids at the residence of Rais and rescued the victim. A Maruti 800 car,allegedly used in the crime,and a mobile phone have been seized.

Pick-pocket held,60 cellphones found

New Delhi:Police have recovered 60 mobile phones,worth Rs 4 lakh,from the possession of a man arrested from Ajmeri Gate. Acting on a tip-off on Saturday,police laid a trap and arrested Kile Singh (30) on charges of pick-pocketing. Police said Singh worked for a gang and used to distract the targeted victim while the others stole valuables.

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