Hit & run case solved, accused held


KATHUA: Police on Sunday solved a hit and run case solved within 24 hours.
As per details, on Saturday, a case vide FIR No 49/2021 under section 279/337 of IPC was registered at Police Station Lakhanpur and investigation was entrusted to PSI Swarn Singh Manhas against an unknown driver of a load carrier Mahindra, which had hit a motorcycle (JK08J-6297) coming from opposite side driven by Pawan Singh, son of Dihan Singh, resident of Tridwan teh and Distt Kathua at village Mehatabpur. In mishap, motorcyclist and pillion rider namely Charan Singh, son of Partap Singh and Surishta Devi, wife of Charan Singh both residents of Village Manjali Tehsil and District Kathua got injured and woman is still under treatment in Army Hospital Pathankot.
Today PSI Swarn Singh Manhas along with his team of Police Station Lakhanpur solved the case and traced out unknown driver, who was identified as Bodh Raj, son of Chuni Lal, resident of Mehtabpur, Kathua. He was arrested and vehicle (JK21B-0386) was also seized.