Ramgarh (Jharkhand) – Local residents today put up a road blockade on National Highway 33 after three youths were run over by a speeding bus at Kujju in Ramgarh district, police said.
The victims, in their mid-20s, were travelling on a motorcycle when a speeding bus ran over them, killing all the three on the spot, police said.
In protest against the incident, a large number of locas squatted on the highway demanding arrest of the bus driver and adequate compensation to the victims family, sources said.
The victims were all local residents of Kujju and were working in a garage and tea stall.
Meanwhile, adequate police force reached the spot and were pursuing the protestors to withdraw the agitation.
The road traffic on the NH was badly hit and a serpentine queue of vehicles were seen stranded on either side of the road.