BENGALURU, KA: DSP, two cops on poll duty die as MUV, truck collide on 09th May 2018
BENGALURU/BAGALKOT: Two police officials, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), and a home guard attached to Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Bengaluru, died on the spot after their official vehicle collided with a truck at Kudalasangama Cross near Bagalkot town on Wednesday midnight.
The deceased are deputy superintendent of police H Balegowda, 55, police inspector K H Shivaswamy, 40, and driver Venu Gopal, 23, a home guard.
Bagalkot Rural police said the officials on election duty were on their way to Bagalkot when a truck coming from the opposite direction rammed their Mahindra Bolero. Their vehicle got stuck under the truck. Truck driver Mujavar has been arrested.
A guard of honour was given to the deceased on the premises of the district police headquarters. Inspector general of police (northern range) Alok Kumar, Bagalkot SP C Vamshi Krishna, ZP CEO Vikas Suralkar among others were present.