Follow Us:

SUV rams into I-day barricade, driver arrested

Statesman News Service |

A SUV on Sunday rammed into the bamboo structure erected for Independence Day celebrations on the Red Road and the driver-owner was arrested.

At around 2.50pm the south-bound SUV rammed into the fencing and the bamboo structure on Red Road opposite the Ambedkar statue in the Maidan Police Station area, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.

"Though no one received injury but the bamboo structure made for the Independence Day Parade was partially damaged," the officer said.

The owner-driver has been arrested and the vehicle impounded, he said.

The Officer-in-charge (Building) and officer-in-charge of Maidan Police Station have been asked to take necessary action for repairing, fencing and the barricades, the senior KP officer said.