Handwara: A government employee was killed in a hit and run case in Udipora village of Langate in Handwara of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district this evening, official sources said.
They said a 42-year-old Jal Shakti Department (previously PHE) employee identified as Ghulam Hassan Sheikh, son of Abdul Gaffar Shiekh resident of Bacherwara Handwara was fatally hit by a vehicle at Udipora Langate.
The injured person, they said, was shifted to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Before the people could reach the spot, the vehicle driver fled the spot, they further said.
SHO Kralgund confirming the death of the person said that a case has been registered in this regard. “We have constituted a team to nab the culprit as soon as possible”, he said.