Highwaymen kill driver, flee with millet-laden truck

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Lucknow, Dec 24 (UNI) A group of highwaymen killed a truck driver in Mujaria area of Badaun district late last night and fled with the millet-laden vehicle, police today said.

The deceased was identified as Bhuri Singh.

According to police, Harikant was transporting 200 sacks of millet from Rajasthan on the truck.

On the way, the truck driver picked up five passengers, who were actually highway robbers.

In the course of journey, they killed Bhuri and dumped his body.

The miscreants also assaulted the cleaner and Harikant, besides relieving him of his cash and mobile phone.

Later, the highwaymen fled with the vehicle.

A case had been registered.

UNI

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