New Delhi, May 4: A 14-year-old boy died on Wednesday after falling off from a flyover in GTB Nagar reportedly, during the dust storm. However, the family members of the deceased are suspecting a foul play in his death.
As per the police, two PCR calls from the spot stating that a boy had fallen off the flyover was received by them around 8.30 PM. Soon, a police team reached the spot and the boy was rushed to a hospital. He was declared brought dead.
The deceased minor has been identified as Love Sharma.
Meanwhile, the police have launched a probe in the case. The family of the boy is suspecting that the boy might have been pushed off the flyover by someone, DCP (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad was quoted as saying in a media report.
Earlier on Wednesday, Love had informed her sister that he was going outside on his cycle. He had died by the time the family members reached the hospital.
Parvesh, boy’s uncle, claimed that the family was informed about the incident by police. The head injury to the boy left his family suspicious about his death.
At least 124 people have been killed due to thunderstorms and lightning in five states in the last two days, the Home Ministry said on Friday. In Uttar Pradesh, 73 people lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh, 35 were killed in Rajasthan, eight in Telangana, six in Uttarakhand and two in Punjab.
Meanwhile, a fresh warning about a possible thunderstorm accompanied with squall was issued on Friday. A Home Ministry spokesperson has claimed that four states – West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh might be the worst affected.