Infant crushed to death under RTC bus

HYDERABAD: A five-month-old female infant was crushed to death under the wheels of an Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus belonging to the Falaknuma depot at Aliabad on Wednesday.

According to Shalibanda inspector P Narsaiah, a woman, B Suguna, 20, of Saraswathinagar of Kandukur mandal in Ranga Reddy district came to the Falaknuma bus stand to see her relatives at Aliabad along with her infant daughter, Bhargavi, on Wednesday morning.

While getting down the bus, Suguna lost balance when her daughter fell off her hold and came under the rear wheel of the bus.

Bhargavi was taken to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead. Bharavi’s father Shankeriah is a farmer. The police later arrested the RTC bus driver, N Devula, for his alleged negligence.

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