A police constable posted in Traffic wing was today knocked to death by a rashly driven Tavera vehicle near Muradpur village on Rajouri highway.
Incident took place today morning at about 5 AM when a team of traffic police of Rajouri zone was on naka duty near Muradpur village on Rajouri highway, couple of kilometres from Rajouri town.
As per police "An over speeding Tavera vehicle bearing Registration Number JK13D 0099 was on way from Jammu to Rajouri when it hit the cop and fleed from the spot " .
"The injured cop was shifted to District Hospital Rajouri by his colleagues and was given treatment and later doctors referred him to GMCH Jammu due to critical head injury", added police .
However, injured cop died on way to Jammu after which body was shifted back to Rajouri hospital where legal formalities were conducted and later body of deceased was handed over to family for last rites.
Deceased has been identified as Mohd Zabair resident of Rajouri.
While talking to senior police officer , he said " We have also taken cognizance of the matter and a case in relevant sections has been registered in Rajouri Police Station and vehicle has been seized and manhunt of driver is going on ".