Minor dies in tipper-hit

Published On: December 20, 2022 03:46 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 20: Rita Kumari Yadav, 12, was hit by a tipper truck while going to school  at the Rupni section under East-West Highway.

The family and relatives of the deceased have blocked the East-West Highway saying that the girl was killed by reversing the vehicle. Saptari Police Spokesperson Naresh Kumar Singh said that after the protestors enforced a chakka jam, police had been mobilized from Rajbiraj in this area. 

The police used tear gas and aerial shots to disperse the protestors. Now the Rupni area has become tense.


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