Man, wanted in rash driving case, arrested after 12 years
State Times News JAMMU: Two persons were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Samba and Ramban districts, police said on Wednesday. A-three vehicle crash killed the driver of an oil tanker and injured three others near Railway Bridge Nanak Chack in Samba , they said. The deceased has been identified as Krishan resident of Rajasthan and the injured have been identified as Sunil Kumar (35) son of Mohinder Singh, Ravinder Kumar (24) son of Mahabeer both residents of Sonipat Haryana and Salik Ram (50) son of Bhagrichi resident of Kadarpur Uttar Pradesh. In another incident, 35-year-old Abdul Waheed Sohil was killed after being reportedly hit by an unidentified vehicle near his house in the Banihal area along Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district, police said.
His body was found on the banks of Bishleri stream late on Tuesday night, they said, adding that preliminary investigations reveal that he was hit by an unidentified vehicle while on his way home from a nearby hamlet.
Police have registered two separate cases, the official said.
Meanwhile, a man, wanted in a rash driving case, was arrested after over a 12-year-long hunt in Samba district, police said.
Harmeet Singh, a resident of the Rajbagh area of Kathua district, was arrested by a police party from the Mansar Morh area in Samba, a police spokesman said.
Singh was wanted in a case registered against him in 2006 vide FIR No 145 under various sections of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), including 279 (rash driving) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act of endangering life or personal safety of others), he said.
He was sent to Sub-Jail Hiranagar, the spokesman said.
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