Kulgam, March 21, : In two separate incidents of rash driving in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, two minors were killed on Monday.
Eyewitnesses told that a five year old baby Iram Jan daughter of Shabir Ahmed Chowhan of Khokharhama village died on spot when a speedy van hit her at Pariwan village. The driver fled from the spot, however police said that they have registered a case vide FIR number 64/2016 under section 337,279 and efforts are on to nab the accused driver.
In another incident, a ‘speedy’ private vehicle (JK18-1468) hit a three years old kid Haris Javid Hajam at Shurat village. He was immediately rushed to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. “The erring driver Jahangir Ahmed, a resident of Bogund Kulgam has been arrested under vide FIR number 64/2016 under section 337,279 RPC.” (CNS)
2015 Kashmir Despatch