Batala: Principal of a private school was arrested today in connection with an incident in which three students were killed when a school bus fell into a drain after colliding with a jeep near Thatha village.
Harinder Singh, Principal of Captain School of Excellence at Fatehgarh Churian town, has been arrested on charges of negligence which led to the death of three students, police said.
Three students were killed while 36 others injured when a school bus fell into a drain after colliding with a jeep near Thatha village yesterday.
The accident took place when the school bus was coming to Fatehgarh Churian town in Gurdaspur from Majitha in Amritsar district. Two students died on the spot while the third one died on way to Community Health Centre, Fatehgarh Churian.
According to the officials, the bus was allegedly transporting students in excess of its seating capacity. The bus driver Dalbir Singh is absconding, police said.