Puttur: 18-month Jail Sentence for Negligent Driving which Caused Injury to Woman

Puttur: A court here has handed a sentence of a jail-term of 18 months to a KSRTC bus driver for negligent driving which caused injury to a woman passenger in 2012.

Saraswati, a resident of Kasaragod, was travelling in the bus on Feb 8, 2012. In a mishap, she was injured. Nagaraj, the driver had been accused of not giving her proper attention and of failing to get her admitted in a hospital.

She subsequently filed a complaint in a court here. It pronounced its judgement sentencing the driver to the jail term.

Nagaraj is said to have filed an appeal at a higher level and has secured bail.

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