Pilibhit: Ramkumar, a 46 – year – an old farmer from Simra Akbarganj village, Bisalpur, died in a head-on collision after his bike collided with a speeding vehicle on the Bhind – Lipulekh NH – 731 near Tikari village in Barkhera. His wife, Nirmala Devi, who was with him on the bike, was rushed to Pilibhit district hospital with serious head injuries. Police seized the vehicle that hit the bike and arrested the driver.
The incident took place on Thursday when the couple was on its way to Tanakpur in Uttarakhand to celebrate Karwa Chauth with Ramkumar’s elder brother. Following a complaint by Rajkumar’s brother in – law, an FIR was registered under sections 304 A ( death by the negligent act ), 338 ( causing grievous hurt by doing any act negligently as to endanger human life ), and 427 ( committing mischief and thereby causing loss or damage to the amount of fifty rupees or upwards ) of the IPC, according to SHO Udaive er Singh.