RTC driver sentenced to one year imprisonment in Mancherial

By Author  |  Published: 9th Nov 2018  7:53 pm

Mancherial: An RTC bus driver was sentenced to an imprisonment for a year and was fined by a Luxettipet court on Friday for recklessly riding a vehicle resulting in the death of a person in 2016.

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court Judge Jayaram Reddy pronounced the judgment, awarding the punishment to Chiti Prabkahar from Asifabad depot. He examined witnesses and pieces of evidence before giving the verdict. He imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on the convict.

Prabhakar was booked for rash and negligent driving resulting in the death of Uma Maheshwar from Krishna district in Luxettipet town on October 9, 2016.

Luxettipet police registered a case and took up the investigations. They produced pieces of evidence and witnesses establishing the role of the driver in the offense.