KOT RADHA KISHAN - Hundreds of villagers damaged a passenger van and threw it into a drain following the death of a student near Manga Bypass in the limits of Kot Radha Kishan Police.

The police said that a van LES-3148 was on the way from Lahore when Traffic Police SI Asghar Ali fined its driver for overloading near Manga Bypass. In protest against the fine, the unidentified driver drove the van one-way and crushed to death a student identified as Usman Qadri. However, the driver managed to escape from the spot.

Later, about 200 students and villagers staged a demonstration and blocked the road for about four hours. They damaged the van and threw it into the drain. They demanded arrest of the driver and SI Asghar. The Kot Radha Kishan Police have registered a case.–Reporter