Mob attacks, thrashes driver after cow injured in mishap in MP

BHOPAL: A man was attacked after the bus he was driving caused injury to a cow in Madhya Pradesh.

This incident occurred in Nowgong in Chhatarpur district in the State on the night intervening Monday and Tuesday. Zakir Khan was on the driver’s seat when the bus hit a cow sitting on the road.

The bovine’s leg was injured in the mishap. Angry youths gathered at the spot and forced their way into the bus. They beat the driver and brought him out and thrashed him mercilessly.

The incident occurred at Alipura. After the police reached the spot, Zakir, was taken to primary health centre. Subsequently, he was referred to the district hospital. He has sustained multiple injuries and is undergoing treatment. There is no information about the action against assailants, yet. More details are awaited.

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