October 7, 2020 6:17:05 am
Vadodara police has booked an autorickshaw driver for allegedly trying to homicide a fellow driver on Tuesday morning by slashing his neck in Ajwa street space of town. Police stated the duo had a struggle over ferrying a passenger about two weeks in the past.
On Tuesday round 8am, the accused, a resident of Bahar Colony on Ajwa street, was in queue on the autorickshaw level at Shree Hari township the place he received into an argument with the sufferer driver.
In a match of rage, pulled out a knife from his pocket and slashed the opposite driver’s neck, police stated.
Other auto drivers rushed the sufferer to the SSG, the place he was present process a surgical procedure on the time of going to the press.
The accused driver, who escaped from the spot after the assault, has been nabbed. He has been booked underneath Sections 307, 323 and 294 of the Indian Penal Code for Attempt to homicide, assault and obscenity after a grievance filed by the sufferer driver’s father at Bapod police station.
According to eye witnesses, the accused driver hurled abuses on the drivers whereas committing the crime, police stated. However, they refused to be recognized however stated common commuters have been used to fights between drivers on the auto level over their turns and long-distance journeys.
Inspector VP Chauhan of Bapod police station stated, “We have detained the accused and despatched him for Covid-19 take a look at as per protocol. Will end the arrest formalities after his medical report is in. The sufferer is present process surgical procedure at SSG and is claimed to be important. We are preserving a watch on his situation.”
Commissioner of police RB Brahmabhatt advised The Indian Express that for the reason that police groups are additionally monitoring the state of affairs within the space because the drivers belong to totally different communities.
“Things are underneath management and the accused has been arrested. The officers are taking crucial motion,” he stated.
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