Hit and run case cracked by Wilson garden traffic police truck driver arrested

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The Wilson Garden traffic police on Saturday arrested a truck driver who was on the run after running over a pedestrian while he was crossing Marigowda road in the late night of July 16.

The police recovered the mangled body on the roadside few hours later and registered a case of hit and run.

Senior officer told reporters,With the help of physical description and the photograph of the body,the police went around the area to ascertain the identity and also cross checked with the police station about the missing persons data.

The police finally managed to identify the deceased as Kumar,a carpenter by profession from a near-by area.

The family was contacted and body was handed over to them after due procedure.

continuing the investigations the police verified as many as 25 CCTV footages to finally zero in on the truck registration number and arrested the driver,Ramaswamy.

The police have booked Ramaswamy under death due to negligence,rash and negligent driving and subjected him to medical examination to ascertain whether he was intoxicated at the time of accident.