No relief to bus driver in negligent driving case - News Summed Up

No relief to bus driver in negligent driving case


more-inA Delhi court has upheld six months’ imprisonment to a city bus driver who was convicted for negligent and rash driving when his vehicle jumped over the footpath and hit a tree injuring 10 persons in 2009. Passengers’ testimoniesThe court relied on the testimonies of the passengers and said their statements that the driver did not slow down the bus despite their request were reliable. “I have perused the testimonies of all the witnesses of the prosecution and find them to be trustworthy and reliable witnesses. The mechanical inspection report of the bus which said that it was in high speed when it had hit the tree also proved vital in the conviction of the accused. According to the prosecution, Singh was driving the bus negligently on route no.


Source: The Hindu February 19, 2018 20:26 UTC



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