Cab driver killed in road rage in UP

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Noida, May 31: In an incident of road rage, a cab driver of an app-based aggregator was murdered here, police said on Tuesday, May 31.

Gaurav Chauhan (22), a native of a village in Bulandshahr, was killed last night when he, along with his two cousins, was returning to Noida from Delhi after a marriage party.

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Near HotelCrowne Plaza in Delhi's Mayur Vihar, another cab driver was trying to overtake, but Gaurav did not give way. At around mid night, when they reached Noida near SSP office, Gaurav's vehicle was hit by the cab behind, which led to an argument between him and the other driver.

While Gaurav was arguing with the driver, three men came on motorbike and hit him with with sharp-edged object and also broke window panes of his cab.

Gaurav got critically injured and was taken to Bhardwaj hospital and referred to Kailash hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead. Gaurav’s brother Satvir has lodged an FIR against unknown cab driver and three men on bike.

The Sector 20 police has launched a manhunt to trace the accused with the help of CCTV footage.

PTI 

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