Chhatarpur: District Court Judge Rishi Tiwari dies, another sustain severe injuries in road mishap

Judge Ashish Mathoria was also present with him, who was referred to Jhansi Medical in critical condition.

Staff Reporter | Updated on: Sunday, April 03, 2022, 10:45 AM IST


Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh): A judge posted in a court in Chhatarpur district died while another judge sustained serious injuries after their car collided with a tractor-trolley late on Saturday night.

The incident occurred on Sagar-Kanpur Road, about 12 km away from the Chhatarpur district headquarters, around 8 pm on Saturday, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shashank Jain said.

Jain said that Rishi Tiwari and Ashish Mathoria, both posted as Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) in Bada Malhera, were travelling to Chhatarpur when their car collided with a stationary tractor-trolley near Para Chowki under the Matguan police station area.

Tiwari died on the spot while Mathoria and Ram Dinkar, who was driving the car, were seriously injured.

Mathoria and Dinkar were referred to a private hospital in Gwalior after initial treatment at the Chhatarpur district hospital, Jain added.

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Published on: Saturday, April 02, 2022, 11:24 PM IST