Delhi: A Zomato food delivery guy was killed in Delhi after his bike was allegedly hit by a drunk police constable’s car. The constable has been arrested, said police.
The delivery guy was the lone bread earner in his family, whose father succumbed to Covid-19 during the second wave.
The road accident took place outside Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital in Budh Vihar, Rohini. The youth has been identified as Salil Tripathi.
The accident took place on January 8. A Maruti Breeza car had hit a DTC bus and Zomato bike rider. This Brezza car was driven by Delhi Police constable Mahendra, who was posted at the Rohini North police station.
The eyewitnesses present on the spot had made a video of the constable at the time of the accident, in which he is seen very drunk. The people present there handed him over to the police.”
“Taking action in this matter, the police registered a case and Mahendra has been arrested. Delivery boy Salil Tripathi was the only earning person in his house and his father also died in the second wave of COVID-19,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Rohini Pranav Tayal said. Further probe in the matter is underway.
(With inputs from agencies)