Toddler dies as DSP’s vehicle hits rickshaw

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A three-year-old child of a poor couple died after she came under the rear wheel of the vehicle of the DSP (headquarters) near railway lines in Rampura today.Instead of stopping the vehicle, the DSP’s driver fled the spot.According to the girl’s relatives, the speeding vehicle of the DSP hit the rickshaw in which the girl was travelling with her mother.“The girl fell on the road and the vehicle’s driver ran over her while trying to escape from the accident spot,” said Chander Bhan, father of the girl.The family members and residents of nearby hutments raised slogans against the Punjab Government outside the police station and accused the police of killing their daughter.City Rampura SHO Manjit Singh said no case would be registered in this regard as both parties have reached a compromise.DSP Prabh Singh claimed that the rickshaw-puller took a sudden turn, due to which the girl fell on the road. “My driver is not involved in the mishap,” he said.

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