Ramban: Haji Abdul Rashid Shiekh (70) father of Jamiat-e-Ahlihadees General Secretary Dr Abdul Lateef Alkandi resident of Kunda Pogal Ukhral, Banihal in district Ramban was critically injured after a speedy Oil Tanker bearing no JK02BK-0923 hit him near Zeyarat Sharief Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Thursday.
He was immediately shifted to District Hospital Ramban for treatment where doctors referred him to Bone & Joint hospital Srinagar for special treatment but succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Truck fled from the spot along with the vehicle but was later arrested by police from Marogh area of the district.
A case under FIR No. 34 of 2016 under section 279,337 RPC has been registered against the accused driver identified as Jarnail Singh son of Tirath Singh resident of Gadigarh Jammu.
President Jamiati Ahlehadees, Gulam Mohammad Bhat Al Madani, Vice President Mushtaq Ahmad Veeri and others have condoled the sad demise and expressed deep grief and sorrow over his tragic and untimely death and conveyed deep sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.