Staff Reporter

Reshma along with her family was going to an Iftar party

HYDERABAD: Tragedy struck a family when a seventh-standard student died after she came under the wheels of an APSRTC bus at Maitrivanam complex in Ameerpet on Friday.

The girl, Reshma (11) along with her mother Sultana and elder sister Nusrat, from Sanjay Gandhinagar in Suraram Colony, were going to Malakpet to attend an Iftar party hosted by their relatives. After reaching Ameerpet, Sultana and Nusrat alighted from the bus to board another bus to Malakpet. But, driver Prabhakar Rao drove the vehicle in a negligent manner when Reshma was trying to get down from it. Then the girl slipped from the footboard and came under rear wheels resulting in grievous injuries. She was shifted to a corporate hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. Prabhakar was arrested, Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar sub-inspector S. Venkat Reddy said.