October 7, 2020 6:17:05 am
Vadodara police has booked an autorickshaw driver for allegedly trying to homicide a fellow driver on Tuesday morning by slashing his neck in Ajwa street space of the town. Police stated the duo had a combat over ferrying a passenger about two weeks in the past.
On Tuesday round 8am, the accused, a resident of Bahar Colony on Ajwa street, was in queue on the autorickshaw level at Shree Hari township the place he obtained into an argument with the sufferer driver.
In a match of rage, pulled out a knife from his pocket and slashed the opposite driver’s neck, police stated.
Different auto drivers rushed the sufferer to the SSG, the place he was present process a surgical procedure on the time of going to the press.
The accused driver, who escaped from the spot after the assault, has been nabbed. He has been booked below Sections 307, 323 and 294 of the Indian Penal Code for Try and homicide, assault and obscenity after a grievance filed by the sufferer driver’s father at Bapod police station.
In line with eye witnesses, the accused driver hurled abuses on the drivers whereas committing the crime, police stated. Nonetheless, they refused to be recognized however stated common commuters have been used to fights between drivers on the auto level over their turns and long-distance journeys.
Inspector VP Chauhan of Bapod police station stated, “Now we have detained the accused and despatched him for Covid-19 take a look at as per protocol. Will end the arrest formalities after his medical report is in. The sufferer is present process surgical procedure at SSG and is claimed to be vital. We’re preserving a watch on his situation.”
Commissioner of police RB Brahmabhatt informed The Indian Categorical that because the police groups are additionally monitoring the state of affairs within the space because the drivers belong to completely different communities.
“Issues are below management and the accused has been arrested. The officers are taking needed motion,” he stated.
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