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Student dies in accident, friend booked for giving bike

Student dies in accident, friend booked for giving bike

A Dental student, identified as M Adhi Reshma, died in an accident in Cyberabad after a speeding lorry ran over her during the wee hours of  Sunday. 

As she did not have a driving license, police booked a case of culpable homicide against her friend for giving her a scooter despite knowing that she did not have a license. The truck driver was booked for causing death due to negligent driving.

According to police, M Adhi Reshma is from Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh and a student at HKESS Nijalingappa Dental College at Gulbarga in Karnataka. On Friday, she came to Hyderabad to meet her friend Sreeja, who is residing at KPHB. On Saturday night, Reshma, Sreeja along with other friends Mamatha, Ajay Singh and Sravan Kumar went to GSM Mall at Madinaguda to watch a movie. 

After watching the movie, at around 11.40pm, while they were returning to KPHB colony on two-wheelers, Reshma lost balance of her scooter when a water tanker overtook her at a high speed and fell on the road. A truck coming from behind ran over Reshma and she died on the spot.

During the investigation, police found out that Reshma’s friend Ajay Kumar gave her the scooter despite knowing that she did not have a driver’s license. Reshma also did not wear a helmet, police said.

Police booked a case against Ajay Kumar under section 304 (ii) of the IPC and truck driver Krishna was booked under section 304-A of the IPC.

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