Police nab reckless driver with vehicle

Bhubaneswar: Hours after a series of hit and run, the Commissionerate police finally caught a reckless driver on Saturday.
The errant driver has been identified as Dolagobind Rout and was interrogated by Capital police. The vehicle was also seized, police said.

The Hyundai Eon car (OD 02 G0477) hit a cyclist first when it started journey from Master canteen square at around 11 am. Later, it hit some bikers including a woman and auto driver while moving towards Vani Vihar. It returned to Master Canteen square again and drove straight to State Secretariat.

The vehicle entered the campus of the Secretariat through the main gate and went out through another without any hassles. Security personnel deployed at both the gates could not intercept the speeding vehicle and capture the driver.

Police have started investigation based on the CCTV footage at the main gate.

The irate locals, who chased the car to get hold of the erring driver, staged a road blockade in front of the State Secretariat.

The incident has raised concern about the security at the State Secretariat.