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UP: Truck mows down Class 12 boy, fellow students torch 2

Press Trust of India  |  Mau (UP) 

An overloaded truck today mowed down a Class 12 boy, following which his fellow students beat up the driver and set the vehicle and two buses on fire, police said today.

The deceased has been identified as 17-year-old Pushkar Yadav, they said.

Superintendent of Police said the incident took place in the Mohammadabad Gohna area around 11 am. Flying into a rage, Yadav's fellow students thrashed the truck driver and set the vehicle ablaze.

They also torched two buses, he said.

Based on a complaint filed by the youth's family, a case has been registered in connection with the incident and the truck driver arrested, the SP said.

A few unidentified students have also been booked for damaging public property, the police said.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 18:42 IST