New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested two drivers of different private universities for killing a two-wheeler rider and injuring another biker on Wednesday when they were racing with each-other in the national capital, police said.
The buses belonged to Sharda University of Noida and Gurugram-based Al-Falah University.
“The accused have been identified as Dinesh, a driver with Sharda University, and Sarabjeet, who drove Al-Falah University’s bus. They were arrested from the spot,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya said.
The accident occurred at 8.00 a.m in South Extension area of south Delhi, when the buses were ferrying students to their universities.
“During investigation, the police found that the accused were driving their buses in a rash and negligent manner. They were racing and tried to overtake from the wrong side and collided with a two-wheeler identified as Manoj Kumar Saini, 38, and another biker Shashank, 18,” Baaniya said.
Saini and Shashank were immediately rushed to AIIMS Trauma Center where Saini was declared dead, while Shashank, a student, is undergoing treatment with fracture in his leg,” the officer added.
Saini worked with a courier company and was going to deliver couriers, the officer said.
“A case of causing death by negligence and rash driving on a public road have been registered against Dinesh and Sarabjeet,” he added.