Official run over by sand-laden truck at Burampura


Team Udayavani, Dec 24, 2018, 6:42 PM IST

Raichur:  A village accountant of Chikkalaparvi was mowed down by a sand-laden truck killing him on the spot when he tried to stop the vehicle which was allegedly illegally transporting sand at Burampura in Manvi taluk.

The deceased is identified as Saheb Patel. The incident took place on Friday, December 21 night.

As per the FIR, two village accountants of Gavigatta Saheb Patel and Irfan Ali on their way back home from office aw a truck loaded with sand coming. Patel went ahead to stop it for checking the permit. As the truck came closer, he stood near the road and signaled it to stop. The vehicle initially slowed down but speeded up, and the driver steered the vehicle towards Patel. He came under the rear tyre of the truck, which ran over his legs. Patel was brought to RIMS Hospital, where he succumbed.

The Police after receiving accurate information nabed the driver. The accused is identified as Rangappa and the owner of the truck is Sharana Gowda, a close relative of Aldal Virabadrappa Gowda, a businessman in Manvi who is allegedly involved in illegal transportation of sand, informed souces.

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