Kanpur: On Wednesday a 6-yr-old minor girl was run over by a speeding truck close to Hatherua turn in Ghatampur police area. Massive protest commenced by locals of the district, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to maintain peace and silence.
As per locals Alifiya, daughter of Shareef of Raha village was crossing the road when a speeding truck hit and run over, killing her on the spot. Police officials further conveyed that, the truck driver ran away from the spot and was booked under different sections of IPC and MV act.
Girl’s family members and other local residents of the area arrived on the spot and blocked the road. They demanded capture of the truck driver, essential reimbursement and construction of a speed breaker.
Police officials tried to scatter them but they commenced raising anti-police slogans, after which police use force. SHO Ghatampur, tried to convince them but they denied to move. Police resorted to force to remove the blockade.