Baripada: Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Dayanidhi Das was killed during a regular vehicle inspection at Takatpur when a motorcycle hit him at a high speed. The freak accident occurred on Monday.
As per police reports, ASI Das and his team were conducting a regular vehicle inspection at Takatpur yesterday evening. Das requested two people aboard the motorcycle to stop the vehicle. The motorists first slowed the bike but then sped up. In a bid to flee the motorcycle hit Das.
Das was critically injured and was immediately rushed to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries later.
The two motorists have been detained and their motorcycle was seized.
A probe has begun.