UP Minister Rajbhar convoy car kills 5 years old, convoy passes on without offering help

killedA UP minister’s convoy ran over a 5-year-old boy on the night of October 28 in Gonda district, say reports. The child died on the spot. The 5-year-old was hit by car which was part of senior UP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar’s convoy. UP CM Yogi Adityanath has announced Rs. 5 lakhs compensation for the boy’s family and also asked the state’s most senior police officer for a report.
The child, Shiva Goswami, was playing on the side of the road connecting Colonelganj and Paraspur. The child had been with his mother and aunt when he was playing.
Eyewitnesses and the boy’s family is alleging that no one in the convoy helped the child. The 5-year-old’s father claims that the minister was in one of the cars that was decorated with garlands.
As per Gonda police, the convoy had three vehicles with a decorated SUV riding right behind the first one. Rajbhar, on the other hand, claims that he was 25 km away from the spot, in another car, when the incident occurred, reported a leading news agency.

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