Awantipora: Police in Awantipora arrested an accused driver involved in a hit and run case within an hour of the incident.
“Earlier today, a road traffic accident took place at Reshipora in which one girl namely Adeeba Arshid (age about 10 years) daughter of Arshid Ahmad Shiekh resident of Reshipora was hit by a Dumper bearing registration number JK01AE-3177 driven rashly and negligently by Mohd Haneef Khanday son of Ali Mohd Khanday resident of Meej Pampore. In the incident, the girl died on the spot,” police said in a statement.
Acting swiftly, a police team apprehended the accused driver within hour of the incident, the statement said, adding that police have taken a cognisance under relevant section of law. A dumper has also been seized, it added.