Nagpur: A JCB machine deployed at Metro work knocked a middle aged man dead in Jaripatka area here on Wednesday night.
A resident of Varun Apartment, Ashi Nagar, Teka Naka, the deceased has been identified as Jaipal Arjundas Chawal (56). According to a complaint lodged by Jimmy Jaipal Chawal (34), his father Jaipal was returning home on his Activa moped (MH-31/CF 1842) around 10.30 pm on Wednesday.
Midway near Shiv Driving School, Indora Square, Kamptee Road, the Metro’s JCB machine (MH-49/AS 7591), being driven rashly, hit Jaipal’s moped. He suffered fatal injuries and died on the spot. The driver of JCB machine has not been identified.
Jaripatka PSI S R Mishra, based on Jimmy Chawal’s complaint, booked the JCB driver under Sections 279, 334, 304(A) of the IPC read with Section 187 of Motor Vehicles Act and searching for him.