A 12th class student died after being hit by a school bus in Badala village of Nurmahal in Jalandhar district. The deceased has been identified as Badala, a resident of Komalpreet village. After the accident, the bus driver left the bus and escaped from the spot.
Komalpreet used to study in 12th standard at Sahib Ajit Singh Public School in Sarhali village. The police of Nurmahal police station have registered a case against the absconding driver Jaskaran Thapar. In the statement given to the police, Komal’s father Jaswinder Singh said that Komal returned from school at 4 pm on Monday by bus.
When she got off the bus and started going home, she fell under the same bus. Due to which the student died on the spot. Pankaj Kumar, in-charge of Noormahal police station, said that after receiving the information about the accident, he reached the spot and started investigating the matter.
The driver escaped from the spot. A case has been registered against him and raids are being conducted to arrest him. Soon he will be arrested.