Hit and run case solved, accused arrested: Police

Srinagar: Police have arrested an accused driver involved in a hit and run case within an hour of the incident, officials said.

“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,” police said in a statement.

In the incident, the girl died on the spot, it said.

“Acting swiftly, a Police team apprehended the accused driver within hour of the incident. Accordingly, Police have taken a cognisance under relevant section of law besides, a dumper has also been seized.”

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