A 15-year-old Matric student lost his life as he fell down from a moving bus on Tuesday. Police and witnesses claimed Muhammad Ahmed Ahsan died out of his own ignorance.
A son of Abdul Hameed, a resident of Shabnam Colony in Liaqatabad, Ahsan lost his control on the gate-handle of the bus he was travelling in and fell down. A tailgate vehicle crushed him. He died on the spot, witnesses said.
The student was travelling on the bus while standing on the gate. Eyewitness believed the driver of the bus was guilty, but the police investigators, who recorded several statements of the area people, reached the conclusion that the ill-fated student died out of his own mistake.
Following the incident, dozens of residents of the area came on the road and staged a protest against the company the accident bus belonged to. They also chanted slogans against the police. Later, a good number of policemen reached the protest site and dispersed the protestors.
An FIR was later lodged against the bus driver but there was no arrest till the filing of this report.
Meanwhile, the 25-year-old Muhammad Ramazan of Ferozian Town was killed when an uncontrolled truck hit his motorbike in Johar Town. He was on his was to the workplace. He died on the spot. Police have lodged a case on the statement of one Abdullah, brother of the deceased.
STRAIGHTEN TRAFFIC: Chief Traffic Officer SSP Syed Ahmed Mobeen has directed the duty officers to ensure smooth flow of traffic in front of educational institutes and all major roads during the opening and closing hours.
The CTO chairing a meeting of the traffic circle in-charges and sector officers on Tuesday directed them to depute special squads at the educational institutions to manage the traffic especially around the Canal Road, Gulberg and Jail Road.
He said that vehicles must be fined for wrong and double parking on roads to avoid the traffic mess. The wardens have also been directed to lift the vehicles parked wrongly at markets, roads and educational institutions.
The CTO urged the people to abide by the traffic rules for their own and public safety. He asked the citizen to park their vehicles properly to avoid inconvenience for people during rush hours. The CTO, however, allowed one lane parking in front of schools and colleges only on holidays.
Meanwhile, the Mujahid Squad has claimed to have arrested around 109 accused involved in 76 felony acts in different parts of the City. Earlier, each DSP was directed to ensure full fledge crackdown against the anti-social elements, proclaimed offenders, court absconders, dacoits, robbers, and other accused. Police have also recovered 10 pistols, dozens of live cartridges and magazines, 1000 bottles of liquors, and a large quantity of opium. Further investigations are underway.
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