Constable dies in road accident

A 24-year-old police constable attached to the Jayanagar station was knocked down by a BMTC bus near the Banashankari depot on Thursday night. Picture courtesy Twitter for representation

A 24-year-old police constable attached to the Jayanagar station was knocked down by a BMTC bus near the Banashankari depot on Thursday night.

Siddappa Byramadagi was a native of Vijayapura, and had joined the police department in 2016.

According to a senior police officer, Byramadagi, on Thursday, was on the night shift. He had gone to Yediyur and was returning to the station around 11.45 pm when a BMTC bus, coming from Jayanagar, knocked him down near the Banashankari depot. He sustained severe head injuries and died on the spot, the police said.

Byramadagi, who was residing in a rented house near Yelachenahalli, was a writer in the station. He was in the station till 10 pm and on receiving a call, he had gone out on his bike.

The Banashankari traffic police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving causing death, and arrested the bus driver. Investigations are on.

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