Petrol pump worker run over in UP's Firozabad, 4 held: Police

01:29 PM Aug 06, 2022 | PTI |

A petrol pump worker was killed in this Uttar Pradesh after he was allegedly run over by a car as he asked its occupants to pay for petrol, police said on Saturday.


Four people have been nabbed in connection with the incident, they added. Superintendent of Police (Rural) Akhilesh Narayan said the incident was reported from the Shikohabad area on Friday.

At around 10.30 pm on Friday, four people came to the petrol pump in a car, and the deceased, Sher Singh (50), filled petrol worth Rs 1,020 in the vehicle.

The SP said as Singh asked the occupants of the car to pay for the petrol, they abused him and tried to flee. As Singh ran after the car, he was allegedly run over by the vehicle, the officer said.

The seriously injured petrol pump worker was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared brought dead.


The accused were nabbed on Saturday morning, the SP said, adding that the body of the deceased has been sent for post-mortem.


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