Low-floor bus crushes teenage boy near Bhopal Talkies
BHOPAL: A teenage boy
died and two others, including a kid sustained injuries after the three were
hit by a speeding low-floor bus near Bhopal Talkies on Wednesday morning. In
past four days, it is third incident in which a low-floor bus cut short life of
In fresh incident, the
police said Shoaib Ahmed, 16, a resident of Bagh Faratafza was riding a scooter
with his uncle Mohammad Amir, 20, and Taha, 4, to drop the kid to school. A
speeding bus heading towards Karond hit them from behind. A case was registered
at Shahjehnabad police station.
Mohammad Amir was
riding the scooter and Taha and Shoaib Ahmed were riding pillion. Shoaib Ahmed,
a student of Class IX, who was only son of his parents, came under a wheel of
the bus and was dragged for some distance, resulting in his death on the spot.
Amir and Taha fell on
other side of bus and suffered minor injuries. The police said the bus driver
did not stop the vehicle and kept moving ahead for some distance.
The driver left the bus
and escaped and public assembled on the spot damaged the vehicle. The police
seized the bus and registered a case against driver. A number of people
assembled at the police station to protest incident. The accused driver Saleem
was arrested, police added.