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Cyclist run over by truck

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Oct 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

TANGLA, Oct 24: A cyclist was run over by a speeding stone carrying dumper (AS 27 C 1972) on Mangaldai-Bhutiachang road near Garuajhar under Panery PS in Udalguri district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Tafazul Haque (12). The cyclist and the truck were moving in the opposite direction, said police sources. Following the incident, a mob pelted stones at the truck and gheraoed the crusher mill owned by contractor and owner of the truck Umesh Beriya. Police and paramilitary forces were pressed into action to control the mob. Hundreds of dumpers ply on the road carrying stones and sand at high speed while police and forest officials hardly intervene. Meanwhile, the truck and driver Mintu Rabha have been taken into custody, informed Panery OC Sohrab Ali.

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