Doda Police has booked owner of Assar accidental bus for not properly following the procedures and traffic regulations being a owner of the bus. This ill fated bus while on its way from Kishtwar towards Jammu met with an accident at Trungal Assar on 15.11.2023 in which 39 passengers were died and (17) were injured. A case FIR No. 21/2023 U/S 279/337/304-A IPC was registered at Police Station Assar and investigation has been taken up.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has also been constituted headed by Dy.SP DAR Doda under the supervision of Addl. SP Hqrs. Doda for carrying out the investigation of the case on day to day basis and to ascertain the cause of accident.
During investigation, Police has booked owner of this ill fated bus namely Dheeraj Gupta S/o Kundan Lal Gupta R/o Narwal Pain Satwari Jammu for not properly following the procedures and traffic regulations being a owner of the bus. Further, investigation is going on and all aspects of investigation are being examined by the SIT constituted to investigate the case.