Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: N.K. Gopakumar, judge, Nedumangad Judicial First Class Magistrate Court I has granted conditional bail to S. Balachandran, driver of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, who allegedly killed a physically challenged woman by abruptly reversing the bus he was driving near Mukkola in April this year.

The case was that Thankachi, 43, a resident of Mukkola was killed by the driver after she registered a complaint against him to the local KSRTC depot authorities. Thankachi was crushed to death under the rear wheel of the vehicle in the incident. The bail was granted to the accused after executing a bond of Rs.1 lakh.