Staff Reporter

KOCHI: In the second fatal accident involving a private bus in two days, C. P. Antony, 60, of Mannuthy, Thrissur was run over on Thursday afternoon near the private bus stand at Kaloor. The windscreens of the bus – Maria, were smashed by angry onlookers. Wilson, 60, from Fort Kochi had been mowed down by Arafa, a private bus at Kaloor on Wednesday. Angry at the police not rushing a bleeding Mr. Antony to the hospital and protesting against the inability of the police in controlling rashly-driven private buses, members of the public entered into a heated argument with the police following Thursday’s incident. Attempts by the police to take a few agitating persons into custody made matters worse. The driver and other crew members of the bus escaped from the scene.

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