Truck mows down Class 12 stu­dent

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Mau (UP): An over­loaded truck on Satur­day mowed down a Class 12 boy, fol­low­ing which his fel­low stu­dents beat up the driver and set the ve­hi­cle and two gov­ern­ment buses on fire, the po­lice said on Satur­day. The de­ceased has been iden­ti­fied as 17-year-old Pushkar Ya­dav, they said. Su­per­in­ten­dent of po­lice Ab­hishek Ya­dav said the in­ci­dent took place in the Mo­ham­mad­abad Gohna area around 11 am. Fly­ing into a rage, Ya­dav’s fel­low stu­dents thrashed the truck driver and set the ve­hi­cle ablaze. They also torched two gov­ern­ment buses, he said. Based on a com­plaint filed by the youth’s fam­ily, a case has been reg­is­tered in con­nec­tion with the in­ci­dent and the truck driver ar­rested, the SP said. A few uniden­ti­fied stu­dents have also been booked for dam­ag­ing pub­lic prop­erty.

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