Speedy tipper crushes policeman to death in Poonch

Jammu: A 36-year-old policeman was crushed to death by a speedy tipper in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

The mishap occurred when the tipper (JK02BJ-7035) hit a motorbike (PB32Q-4969) at Draba area resulting in on spot death of the bike rider, reports said.

The tipper was on its way to Surankote from Buffliaz when the accident took place.

The deceased has been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad, son of Mohammad Yousuf of Chandimar, a SgCt (Police Constable) who was posted at JKAP 6th battalion B Company in the border district and was heading towards the office when he got killed in the incident.

SSP Poonch Rajeev Pandey while confirming the mishap told that the tipper was immediately seized.

“The accused driver, however, fled from the spot soon after the incident. A hunt has been launched to nab him,” SSP said. (GNS)

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