Delhi cop dozes off while driving; crushes three women to death
Three women were today crushed to death on Tuesday by a vehicle driven by a Delhi Police sub-inspector in Badarpur area of South East Delhi
New Delhi: Three women were crushed to death on Tuesday by a vehicle driven by a Delhi Police sub-inspector in Badarpur area of South East Delhi. According to the police, Sub-Inspector Rishi Pal has been arrested and a case under 304 (A) of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) has been slapped against him. The incident took place a day after a policeman was sacked and arrested for hitting a woman with a brick.
The deceased have been identified as Shakuntala (55), Meera (50) and Maya (28).
"We have registered a case under section 304 (A) and the sub-inspector has been arrested," said a senior police official. The incident took place near the Mehrauli-Badarpur road when six sanitation workers were cleaning the road and the sub-inspector hit them, investigators said. Eyewitnesses said that all three died on the spot. Pal had night duty at the headquarters and was returning home when the incident took place.
It is being suspected that he dozed off and lost control over the car when the incident took place.
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