• Kolkata: Truck runs over cop on naka duty
    Times of India | 15 January 2022
  • KOLKATA: A 30-year-old traffic police constable setting up barricades for night nakas was reportedly run over by a truck on Thursday night. Sk Md Nasiruddin, attached with the Jorabagan Traffic Guard, was on duty at the busy MG Road-Central Avenue crossing when the incident took place at 9.59pm.

    Cops have slapped a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder and arrested truck driver Nepal Yadav (29), a resident of Mamanpur in Bihar. Yadav claimed he did not spot the cop standing on the zebra crossing.

    CCTV footage and witness accounts revealed the truck had come from the Howrah side. “Nasiruddin received a serious head injury and was declared dead at Medical College Hospital,” said an officer. DC (traffic) Arijit Sinha said that the fatal squad of traffic police will probe the case.
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