Asked to pay toll fee, bulldozer driver goes on rampage in U.P’s Hapur

Asked to pay toll fee, bulldozer driver goes on rampage in U.P’s Hapur

The Pilkhuwa toll plaza in Hapur, where a bulldozer driver went on a rampage, causing significant damage to toll booths and other vehicles.

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Chaos ensued at the Pilkhuwa toll plaza in Hapur when a bulldozer driver, enraged after being asked to pay the toll fee, went on a destructive spree with his heavy vehicle. The incident, captured on video, quickly spread across social media.

Hapur Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Verma commented on the situation, stating, “Hapur Police got the information today through a video on social media in which a JCB driver was seen vandalizing the Pilkhuwa toll plaza. Soon, we arrested him and his JCB has been seized.”

The video shows the driver, reportedly intoxicated, ramming his bulldozer into toll booths and other vehicles in an attempt to flee the scene. Another clip reveals the driver trying to hit those pursuing him.

“Pilkhuwa police station has registered a case against the driver under section 307 of the IPC (attempt to murder). It has also been found that the JCB driver tried to damage other vehicles while fleeing the scene. A case has been registered in this connection under relevant sections at GarhMukteshwar police station. Action is also being taken under the Gunda Act,” added SP Verma.

The swift response from the police led to the arrest of the driver and the seizure of the bulldozer, ensuring no further harm was caused.