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Viral Video: School Kids Spotted Sitting Dangerously Atop Auto Rickshaw in Bareilly, Driver Booked | Watch

A shocking video has surfaced on social media which shows an auto driver transporting school children in a dangerous manner.

Published: August 30, 2022 4:35 PM IST

By Trending Desk | Edited by Ritu Singh

School Kids Spotted Sitting on Auto Rickshaw's Rooftop in Bareilly
School Kids Spotted Sitting on Auto Rickshaw's Rooftop in Bareilly

Bareilly: A video has gone viral on various social media platforms where three children can be seen sitting atop an auto rickshaw. In the video, the 3 children in the age group of 11-13 years were caught on camera, sitting on the top of the auto, which could prove to be really dangerous. Soon after the video went viral, the ‘unidentified driver has been booked in Bareilly. Many criticized the driver for his rash driving and endangering the lives of children.

A Twitter user shared the video and wrote, “How can someone send their children to school with such a careless auto driver. Visuals from UP’s Bareilly. This auto crossed office of RTO, Nakatia police outpost on Friday but everyone seemed to be sleeping. No action taken with registration no.”

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The Bareilly police, taking suo moto cognisance of the video, has registered an FIR under section 279 (rash driving). They said in a tweet in Hindi that they have “fined” the autorickshaw driver and “legal action initiated as per the rules”. Efforts are being made to contact the parents of the children.

SHO of the cantonment police station, Rajeev Kumar Singh, said: “We have booked an ‘unidentified’ driver for rash driving as he endangered the lives of many children. All the children were in school uniform and we will also speak with the school administration to ensure that they do not allow such drivers to endanger the lives of kids. The auto will also be seized under the Motor Vehicles Act.”

(With inputs from IANS)

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