27-year-old killed in Ponda mishap

 A 27-year-old youth from Bethora-Ponda was killed in a mishap involving two motorcycles on Nirankal road, Ponda on Sunday evening.

Ponda police said that Sharnappa Hanchgini died after sustaining grievous head injuries following a head-on collision with another motorcycle. The accident occurred at around 7.30 p.m. near the market yard on Nirankal road.

The deceased was rushed to Ponda community health centre in a critical condition with the help of a 108 ambulance, however, he succumbed to his injuries on the way. The doctors at the health centre declared him brought dead.

Police said the body has been shifted to GMC hospital and has been preserved at the morgue. The post mortem will be conducted on Monday. The police were in the process of registering the case till the time of going to the press even as the other motorcyclist, Nazir Ahmad Hangi was detained. Further investigation is in progress. [NT]