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Telangana minister’s convoy car kills youth, driver arrested

Telangana accident: The driver has been arrested.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 14, 2017 9:35:14 pm
telangana, Indrakaran Reddy, Indrakaran Reddy convoy, nirmal accident, telangana accident, telangana minister car kills youth, india news Telanga Minister Indrakaran Reddy tweeted on Saturday that the driver had been arrested. (Source: IKReddy_Nirmal/Twitter)

An unidentified youth was killed on Saturday after being hit by a car in Telangana Minister Indrakaran Reddy’s convoy in Nirmal, Telangana. According to initial reports, Reddy was not present in the car at the time of the accident and he claimed on Twitter that the car was not a part of his convoy. “That vehicle is not a part of the convoy and only driver was present. Happened because of the 2-wheeler speeding. Will take action,” he tweeted.

However, as soon as the CCTV footage of the incident appeared, the Minister for Housing, Law & Endowments changed his stance. “Just seen the CCTV footage. Will take action on the driver,” he said. Almost half an hour later, the minister tweeted that the driver had been arrested.

Media reports suggest the driver was going to refuel when he hit bike going in same direction. The deceased was reportedly a teenager studying in 10th standard.

More details awaited.

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