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Roadways driver gets 2-yr RI for rash driving

Ramkrishan Upadhyay

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, September 25

Judicial Justice of the Peace (First Class) Bharat has sentenced a driver of the Punjab Roadways, Satish Kumar, to two-year rigorous imprisonment after discovering him responsible of the offences punishable below Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC. The courtroom has additionally imposed a positive of Rs1,000 on the convict.

The case was registered towards the accused after the bus pushed by him hit a scooter on February 26, 2017, close to Raipur Khurd. The scooterist had sustained accidents on the top. He died throughout remedy on the GMCH-32, Chandigarh.

The complainant, a policeman, acknowledged that the accident had occurred because of rash and negligent driving by Satish. The police arrested the motive force and a report below part 173 CrPC was ready. On discovering a prima facie case, the accused was chargesheeted below Part 279 and 304-A of the IPC to which he pleaded not responsible and claimed a trial. The counsel of the accused denied all prices.

The bus conductor additionally denied allegations and claimed the accused simply helped the injured and instantly shifted him to the GMCH-32. He additional argued that two prosecution witnesses had been additionally declared hostile.

The Further Public Prosecutor argued that the prosecution had proved its case past a shadow of affordable doubts by analyzing 12 prosecution witnesses. He argued that rashness and negligence of the accused was duly proved from the positioning plan through which it was clearly proven that the accused had moved the bus on the slip highway and triggered the accident.

He additional argued that rashness and negligence on a part of the accused was additionally proved by the prosecution.

After listening to the arguments, the courtroom stated the prosecution had duly proved the case towards the accused. So, Satish is held responsible for the fee of offence punishable below Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC, and sentenced him to two-year rigorous imprisonment. 

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