Published On : Sat, Aug 6th, 2016

Man knocked dead in hit-and-run incident in Jaitala

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Nagpur: In yet another hit-and-run incident, a speeding vehicle knocked a man dead in Jaitala area. The deceased Lokesh Tarachand Kohale (39), resident of Saudamini Layout, Jaitala, was returning home walking after purchasing medicines on Wednesday around 11.30 in the morning. Midway near Tiger Saoji Restaurant, a reckless driven vehicle hit Lokesh and injured him grievously. Lokesh died on the spot even before he could be taken hospital. Surprisingly, the driver of the killer vehicle did not bother to stop his vehicle to extend help to injured Lokesh and sped away.

MIDC PSI Wankhede, on the basis of information, has booked the unidentified driver of the vehicle under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC read with Sub-Sections 134, 177 of Motor Vehicles Act and searching for him.