Remand of accused cop extended
Boulevard mishap Follow-Up
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Jan 31: The judicial remand of the policeman accused of killing a woman and critically injuring her daughter in an accident on Boulevard was extended by a local Court for six days.
The accused Asadullah Sheikh Belt NO 2573/S, son of Abdul Sattar of Rajpora Mandi Poonch is presently lodged at the Central Jail.
On January 20, the accused was driving a brand new Maruti van, which was yet to be registered with the Regional Transport Office when he hit the mother-daughter duo.
The victims, Shaheena and daughter Sakiba were walking on the Boulevard pavement when the speeding van jumped from the road –hitting them. While Shaheena died while being shifted to hospital, her daughter is undergoing treatment.
Police had confirmed that the accused was drunk at the time of the mishap.
Notwithstanding public outcry, the government has granted permission for no less than three shops to run in the area. Reacting to the Dalgate tragedy, the locals have demanded immediate closedown of the liquor shops there.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 31 Jan 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 31 Jan 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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