Udupi: A two-wheeler rider was sentenced to two and a half years in prison and Rs. 10,000 fine for causing the death of a pedestrian by the First Additional CJ and JMFC Court.
On January 26, 2019, at around 8.30 am, the convict Bhoja, an Alevoor resident, drove his two-wheeler recklessly to the extreme left near the entrance to the Muchlikodu Temple in Kukkikatte, Badagubettu Village, and hit Jayalaxmi, who was walking beside the road.
The woman fell onto the road, suffered serious head injuries, and later passed away. The Udupi Traffic Circle Inspector had filed a case and submitted a chargesheet against the accused to the Court.
The sentence was pronounced by the First Additional CJ and JMFC Court Judge Shyamprasad after the allegation was proven in court. Mohini K., an Assistant Government Public Prosecutor, argued for the Government.