New Delhi: An ambulance rammed into a stationary truck on the DND flyway in the early hours of Friday, killing a man and a two-year old boy, who was being taken to the Safdarjung hospital, officials said. Four persons were also injured in the incident which took place near the DND toll tax booth at around 3.15 am, they said. The deceased have been identified as Sunil Kumar (30) and Saurabh (2). Police said Suresh (35), his wife Manno (32) and four-year-old child Shubham (4) and the ambulance driver – Vipin (25) sustained serious injuries and were first rushed to the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital after which they were referred to the AIIMS Trauma centre. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles The two-year-old child was sick and was being taken from Noida to the Safdarjung hospital for treatment when the incident took place, a senior police official said. According to the ambulance driver and another witness, the truck was stopped by a transport enforcement team after crossing DND toll. After the accident both the truck driver and the team fled the spot, the officer said. A case has been registered and efforts are on to nab the accused, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Jasmeet Singh said. Delhi Fire Service said they received a call at about 3.40 am after which two fire tenders were rushed for rescue operation. The ambulance technician Sunil Kumar succumbed to injuries at the Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital while the two-year-old child was also declared brought dead, the officer added.
New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the Chinmayanand case, alleging that a rape case was not filed as the administration was “protecting” the former union minister. A post graduate student from Shahjahanpur has accused Chinmayanand of rape. Taking to Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi also posted a media report that claimed that administrative officials performed Chinamayanand’s ‘aarti’ a year ago. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra Singh “Just about a year ago, many administrative officials of Shahjahanpur were seen performing aarti of Chinmayanand. The matter was raised in newspapers,” she said in a tweet in Hindi. “Rape case was not filed despite the rape victim narrating her ordeal. How would it have been filed? When the whole administration was embracing and protecting him,” the Congress general secretary in-charge UP East said. The law student was on Wednesday arrested on charges of extortion and sent to 14-day judicial custody. Hours later, her bail plea was rejected. Chinmayanand, sent to judicial custody after his arrest, has been booked under section 376C of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a charge with lesser punishment than rape.