Kashmir Teacher Arrested In Ludhiana

SRINAGAR: A teacher from Kashmir was arrested in Ludhiana for allegedly tried to run over Border Security Force (BSF) personnel with his car near Haidon police post in Samrala on February 6 evening, when he was signalled to stop for checking, reported Hindustan Times.

Reports said that the police have arrested the accused for an attempt to murder.

The court on Monday ordered to send the accused Hilal Ahmad Ture of Kanipora to jail on judicial remand. The accused told police that he had come to Chandigarh for some personal work, reported Hindustan Times.

The victim constable Jai Kumar, who was deputed in Samrala on election duty, has suffered multiple injuries including fractures, said the reports.

Quoting Constable Sarbjit Kaur Hindustan Times reported that she along with police and BSF personnel was on checking duty near Haidon police post. “We noticed a Maruti Suzuki Alto car with Jammu and Kashmir number coming from Chandigarh side. When we signalled the car to stop for checking, the accused tried to run over the vehicle onto us. The accused hit constable Kumar with his car and tried to escape but was nabbed,” she was quoted as saying.

A case under Sections 279 (reckless driving), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 307 (attempt to murder) of Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused, reported Hindustan Times.

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