The police on Wednesday said, that an Additional District Judge of Dhanbad district in a shocking incident, was killed after being hit by an autorickshaw while he was on a morning walk.
The incident took place at Randhir Verma Chowk near Dhanbad district court under Sadar police station area.
The Additional District Judge Uttam Anand was taking a morning walk when a vehicle hit him near the Magistrate Colony in Dhanbad. He was admitted to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.
Initially, the police treated him as an unknown person. Later, the family members approached the police after which the body was identified. No one has been arrested in connection with the case so far. PTI reported Sanjiv Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) as saying, that Around 5 am, a vehicle hit Uttam Anand from the back and escaped. The vehicle that hit him is yet to be identified. An auto-rickshaw was found to be involved from the CCTV footage of the area. The police are investigating the incident and the offending vehicle would be nabbed soon. Uttam Anand was posted in Dhanbad six months ago.