In one of the most tragic indents that took place in Goa on the day of Diwali wherein, the 2-year-old infant was crushed to death by the wedding bus. This indent took place on the Saturday evening when the bus carrying the wedding guest lost its control and hit the two and half-year-old causing his instant death. Read the full report here.
According to the sources, The wedding ceremony was in progress at Verna on Saturday evening when the bus carrying the wedding guests crushed two-year-old boy under its rear tyre and also seriously injured two more who were amongst the guests.
Based on the information provided by the Verna police the incident took place in the evening at around 7 pm when the ill-fated bus bearing the registration number GA-04-T-5993, after disembarking the wedding guests near Verna Masjid was in process of taking a turn. According to the eyewitnesses, while the guest was in process of descending from the bus the bus driver apparently lost the control of the vehicle and which moved in the reverse direction and ran over the two-year-old boy resulting his instant death.
The two-year-old deceased is identified as Mohammed Ghazi a resident of Mapusa and native of Mumbai. According to the sources, The bus came to a stop only after it rammed into a compound wall of a garden but not before grievously injuring two other wedding guests, a man, and a woman, identified as Tajuddin Beig, aged 62, and native of Corlim, and Kulsum Beig, aged 30, and native of Valpoi.
The injured persons have been admitted to the Goa Medical College Hospital in a critical state. The injured woman is understood to have sustained a fracture to her hand. The Verna police rushed to the site and conducted the panchanama. Police are yet to register an offense against the driver of the ill-fated bus. Police sub-inspector Kiran Mamledar is further investigating into the case under the supervision of police inspector Shailesh Narvekar.