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Noida: Sub-Inspector, man killed in separate road accidents

Noida: Sub-Inspector, man killed in separate road accidents
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Greater Noida/Noida: A 51-year-old Uttar Pradesh police sub-inspector, station in-charge of Atta (sector 18) police post of Noida, was killed after an unidentified vehicle rammed into his car in Greater Noida on late Sunday night. Police officials said that the officer was on his way from Gautam Buddh Nagar to Ghaziabad.

According to police, the incident took place at Char Moorthi to Tigri road in Greater Noida West SI Hariraj Singh was travelling alone in his private car and was going home after completing his duty, said police officials.

"Police received information from a passerby around 2:30 am and a team immediately rushed to the spot. The car collided into the divider after being hit by an unidentified vehicle. Singh had suffered grievous injuries due to the incident, however, police managed to rescue him from the mangled car and was rushed to Vrindavan hospital where he succumbed to injuries," said Vineet Jaiswal, Superintendent of Police (rural), Gautam Buddh Nagar.

Police are yet to identify the vehicle while a case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC.

"Following the incident, an FIR under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 279 (rash driving), 304A (causing death by negligence) and other relevant sections has been registered at Bisrakh police station. We are yet to make any arrests into the matter while investigations are underway to identify the vehicle," added Jaiswal.

Singh has served his duties at various police stations around the Noida and Greater Noida. From past two months, he was posted as in-charge of sector 18 police post under sector 20 police station area of Noida.

As the news of his sad demise spread, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police department mourned over the demise while the last rites of the sub-inspector were held at the martyrs memorial in the Gautam Buddh Nagar police lines. Senior police officials including Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna paid tributes to Singh.

In another similar road accident, a boy in his early twenties was killed while his female friend was critically injured after a truck hit their motorcycle near sector 37 underpass on late Sunday night.

Cops said that among the victims Mukesh (21), a native of Varanasi was killed while Anju, a native of Kapur and riding pillion on the motorcycle was critically injured in the incident. Police are yet to make any arrest while the truck driver managed to flee the spot along with vehicle after committing the crime.

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