Bulandshahr (UP), August 11
A 20-year-old pupil from Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar, who was learning in a US school, died in a street crash right here, together with her household claiming the accident occurred as some motorcycle-borne males had been allegedly following her two-wheeler and harassing her, officers stated Tuesday.
The incident occurred in Aurangabad space right here on Monday morning when Sudiksha Bhati was driving pillion on a bike together with her youthful brother, a minor, they stated. The two had been en path to their maternal uncle’s dwelling in Khanpur space right here from their home at Deri Scanar village in Gautam Buddh Nagar’s Dadri tehsil, the officers stated.
The eldest amongst six siblings, she had an envious educational file.
“She received admitted in our college in 2011 in Class 6. In 2018, she scored 98 per cent marks at school 12 examination and topped the district,” stated Bishwajit Banerjee, the principal of Sikandrabad Vidyagyan School, Bulandshahr.
She then went onto win a Rs 3.8-crore scholarship from Babson College, Massachusetts (US), and was pursuing a commencement course in entrepreneurship, he stated.
Her father runs a tea store. Her members of the family stated she had come to India as a result of coronavirus pandemic and was scheduled to go to the US on August 20.
They additionally alleged that whereas going to her maternal uncle Monday, she was being harassed by the unidentified individuals through the experience which led to the accident, prompting Bulandshahr district administration to order a probe.
Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Atul Kumar Srivastava stated, “There was visitors on the route. A Bullet (a Royal Enfield motorbike) which was transferring forward of them instantly stopped as a result of braking, and the two-wheeler of Sudiksha Bhati and her brother rammed into it from behind.”
“She suffered injuries in the crash and was taken to a community health centre, but she died,” he stated, citing preliminary info from her brother and others who witnessed the incident.
In a purported video that has surfaced on social media, her brother stated, “We were on a motorcycle at a speed of 30 km per hour. The men on the Bullet were riding near us and applied brakes on their vehicle suddenly… The Bullet had ‘Jat Boys’ inscribed on its number plate and its number started with UP-13.” ASP Srivastava, nevertheless, stated the girl’s brother had not talked about something about harassment to the police on the time of the incident.
District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar stated, “We are enquiring into the allegations of harassment. We’ll record statements of people concerned and gather video footages. Arguments and counter-arguments will be taken into account and probe carried out as per evidence.”
He additionally clarified that it was the youthful brother of the girl and never the uncle, as being instructed by some folks, who was driving the two-wheeler.
According to the girl’s uncle, the youthful brother, a minor, was driving the motorbike with no helmet, the DM added.
He stated officers in Bulandshahr try to contact Sudiksha’s household in Dadri, however have been unable to succeed in them over the cellphone. They have been despatched to their dwelling and additional investigation is underway, he added. PTI