Jaipur: Five people, including four policemen, died when a vehicle of Gujarat Police carrying an accused from Delhi to Gujarat met with an accident in Bhabroo area of Jaipur, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday.
In a tweet in Hindi, the Rajasthan Chief Minister offered condolences to the family members of those killed in the accident.
“It is sad to know about the death of five people, including four policemen, when a Gujarat Police vehicle carrying the accused from Delhi to Gujarat met with an accident in Bhabru area of Jaipur. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family, may God give them strength and may the soul of the departed rest in peace.”
दिल्ली से गुजरात अभियुक्त लेकर जा रही गुजरात पुलिस का वाहन जयपुर के भाबरू क्षेत्र में दुर्घटनाग्रस्त होने से 4 पुलिसकर्मियों सहित 5 लोगों की मृत्यु की जानकारी दुखद है। शोकाकुल परिजनों के प्रति मेरी गहरी संवेदनाएं, ईश्वर उन्हें सम्बल दें एवं दिवंगतों की आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करें।
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) February 15, 2022
The deceased policemen have been identified as Mansukh Bhai, Irrfan Pathan, Bhikhu Bhai and Shakti Singh Gohil. They all were posted at the Bharatnagar Police station in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.
The prisoner, who also died in the accident, was identified as Faheem alias Munna a native of Salempur of New Delhi. He was arrested by the Gujarat police team in at least 14 cases of thefts against him.
Reports informed police saying that the accident occurred around 1:15 am on Tuesday. The prisoner was an accused of theft cases and was arrested by a team of Gujarat police from Salempur in New Delhi.
“It appears that the driver of the vehicle was in a drowsy or sleepy state and suddenly lost control over the wheels resulting in the ramming of the vehicle into a tree near the road. All the five occupants of the car died on the spot,” a ToI report quoted Vidhya Prakash, additional Superintendent of police, Jaipur(Rural) as saying.
Police informed that postmortem of the deceased will be conducted after the arrival of the family members.
first published:Feb. 15, 2022, 11:20 a.m.