scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Monday, August 08, 2022

Delhi Police woman constable dies after being hit by vehicle

A senior police officer said the accused hasn’t been arrested yet. Police have sent teams to identify the vehicle and nab the accused driver.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: May 30, 2021 9:53:09 am
Indian Express LogoShe was returning home after her night duty, when the vehicle rammed into her two-wheeler and ran over her, said police

A 27-year-old Delhi Police constable died after she was allegedly hit by an unidentified vehicle in Northwest Delhi’s Maurya Enclave on Saturday. The deceased, Constable Manisha, was posted at Raj Park police station in Outer Delhi. She was returning home after her night duty, when the vehicle rammed into her two-wheeler and ran over her, said police.

A senior police officer said the accused hasn’t been arrested yet. Police have sent teams to identify the vehicle and nab the accused driver.

Police said, on Saturday morning, Constable Manisha was on her two-wheeler on Outer Ring Road.

“An unidentified vehicle hit her two-wheeler and ran over her. The accused driver fled the spot. We received a call around 9 am and Manisha was found injured at the spot. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, but she succumbed to her injuries,” said police.

Subscriber Only Stories
UPSC Key-August 8, 2022: Why you should read ‘NITI Aayog’ or ‘Bottom-up A...Premium
Post for Tejashwi holds RJD hand, BJP waits and watchesPremium
UPSC Essentials: Key terms of the past week with MCQsPremium
C Raja Mohan writes | India, Bangladesh, Pakistan: What east can teach westPremium

Manisha lived with her family in Burari. Her family has been informed and her body was sent for a post-mortem.

Police said an inquiry was conducted and it was found the accused was speeding and driving rashly when he hit the woman.

A case has been registered at Maurya Enclave police station under IPC sections 279 (rash driving) and 304 A (causing death by negligence).

CCTVs near the spot and on Outer Ring Road are being scanned to ascertain the sequence of events and identity of the accused.

TWO IS ALWAYS BETTER | Our two-year subscription package offers you more at less

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Delhi News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
First published on: 29-05-2021 at 09:59:47 pm

Featured Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement