2-year-old crushed to death by tractor, residents protest against police inaction

Kajal died on the spot and despite multiple calls to the PCR cops, they did not arrive on time.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published:May 6, 2015 8:41 pm

Tension prevailed in Daba area on Wednesday after a 2-year-old girl Kajal was crushed to death by a tractor trolley. Mother of the victim Meena alleged that she was going to the factory where she works as a labourer when a tractor trolley hit her cycle.

Kajal died on the spot and despite multiple calls to the PCR cops, they did not arrive on time. Following the incident, residents from nearby areas gathered and protested against the police. The cops claimed that immediate action was taken, but the accused driver managed to flee from the spot and is yet to identified.

Locals told police that vehicle belonged to the contractor who is constructing roads in the area, but police claimed that he has not been identified yet.

The protesters said that if police did not arrest the accused by Thursday morning the protest will be held again. Daba police, on the other hand,  said that FIR against an unidentified driver was registered immediately and he will be arrested soon.

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