Man killed in accident

Man killed in accident

 A 25-year-old man was killed in an accident on Old Airport Road Thursday night. Wasim Ahmed, 25, a resident of Shivajinagar, was returning from work when the accident took place, police said.

Ahmed, who was overspeeding, lost control while negotiating a curve in front of the Air Force Command Hospital, hit the footpath and a tree. His head banged onto the tree and he sustained grave injuries as he was not wearing a helmet. He was shifted to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, the police added.

Ulsoor traffic police have registered a case.

Cab driver robbed

A cab driver working with a call centre was assaulted and robbed on Mission Road early Friday morning.

Sunil Kumar, 26, of Anand Reddy Layout, Electronics City II Stage, was returning after dropping all the employees home at about 2.30 am, when three bike-borne men waylaid his car, he told police.

Two of them dragged him out of the car and assaulted him. When he tried to escape, another suspect threatened him with a button knife and robbed him of his two high- end cellphones and Rs 17,000 in cash, said the police.

Sampangirama Nagar Police have registered a case and are investigating.