Kerala: BJP Councillor And Her Father Killed In Hit-And-Run Case


KOLLAM:  In an apparent case of hit-and-run, a 23-year-old BJP councillor and her father, returning home after Onam celebrations, were killed when their two-wheeler was hit by a car near Altharamoodu, police said today.Police later found that three youths, who are suspected to have been be in an inebriated condition, were in the car when the mishap occurred last night.

Ms Kokila S Kumar, a councilor of Kollam Corporation, passed on the spot while her dad Mr Sunil Kumar, 50, succumbed at a private healing facility in neighboring Thiruvananthapuram in the small hours today.

The mishap happened when they were returning home in the wake of going to an Onam festivity composed by a neighborhood inhabitants association.The auto was cruising at a rapid when it hit the bike from the back and stopped quickly before dashing ceaselessly, police said.

Nearby individuals who achieved the spot promptly, said the tenants of the auto were professedly in an intoxicated state.Police have recognized the proprietor of the auto, which was discovered relinquished at a house at close Sakathikulagara.Police said a quest is on for the three young people.