- Journalist killed in incident of road rage in Saharanpur on Wednesday evening
Saharanpur: An incident of road rage in Uttar Pradesh claimed the life of a journalist on Wednesday evening. The journalist killed in the incident of road rage in Saharanpur was identified as Sudhir Saini of Shah Times. He was beaten to death for allegedly overtaking a car on his bike on Wednesday evening.
The Uttar Pradesh police arrested two of the accused on Thursday. The duo has been identified as Jahangir and Farman, according to reports.
Saharanpur Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar was quoted by ANI as saying, “The victim, a resident of Chilkana and a reporter, was coming towards Saharanpur on his motorcycle and overtook an Alto car in which three persons were seated.”
He added, “There was a fight over overtaking. The victim was thrashed by the three men, causing serious injury.”
The trio was apparently enraged at being overtaken.
Saini was taken to a hospital nearby where he succumbed to his injuries.
“The car occupants fled from the spot. We have arrested two of them. Further investigation is on,” Rajesh Kumar said.
Senior SP of Saharanpur IPS Akash Tomar tweeted, “Jahangir and Farman were immediately arrested by Saharanpur police in case involving death of Mr Sudhir Saini (Shah times) due to road rage incident. We will ensure that they are convicted in a fast tracked manner.”
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