Bus fatally knocks down engineer at Curti

A speeding bus fatally knocked down a junior engineer, Kedar Gopal Gaude, 25, at Kelbai-Curti in Ponda taluka at around 8.30pm on Thursday. Gaude was returning home on his motorcycle while the bus was proceeding towards Ponda. Gaude, a resident of Vangal-Keri in Ponda taluka, was married about three years ago and is survived by his wife and one-and-half years old son. Police arrested bus driver Deepesh Sharma, a resident of Ponda, and were in the process of registering an offence against him. The body has been preserved in the mortuary at the Goa medical college and hospital, Bambolim, for an autopsy on Friday. [TOI]