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Tamil Nadu cop who kicked motorcycle leading to death of pregnant woman arrested

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Tiruchirapalli: Enraged over a couple for not obeying Tamil Nadu police officers words, he kicked a motorcycle on a busy road, Killed a pregnant woman in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy District, the police officer has been arrested and remanded.

The four-month pregnant woman, identified as Usha, was killed after crashing on the road in the city on Wednesday, triggering huge protests. The officer was taken into custody later. The 30-year-old woman wore no helmet.

Her husband Raja, who was riding the bike without a helmet said, “It is a clear case of murder. The traffic police initially allowed us to go. But this official chased us and kicked the bike, resulting in my wife’s death.

Political leaders on Thursday demanded strong action against the erring Traffic Police Inspector, identified only as Kamaraj. “When a police officer dies on duty, the government announces compensation. Similarly, Usha’s family should be given compensation as she was killed by a traffic inspector.”

The protesters stoned several police vehicles. The police used batons to disperse the mob, injuring several people.

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