Rs. 1.22cr compensation to kin of man killed in accident
A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded over Rs. 1.22cr to the family of a North Delhi resident, Rajesh Jain, who was killed in a road accident in Haryana on January 5, 2014. MACT Presiding Officer Amit Bansal asked Iffco Tokio General Insurance Co Ltd, the insurer of the offending vehicle, to pay Rs. 89,05,000 as compensation and Rs. 33,39,374 as interest.
What did the police complaint filed by Jain's wife say?
According to a complaint filed by Jain's wife, when her husband was returning from one of his factories, his car was hit from behind by a truck driven in a rash and negligent manner at Samalkha in Haryana.
Jain died due to rash, negligent driving: Court
The court while delivering the ruling observed that the petitioners have been able to prove that the deceased (Jain) has died due to rash and negligent driving of the offending vehicle's driver. The tribunal noted that Jain, 46, is survived by his wife, two sons and his parents. The tribunal also considered the fact that the offending truck's driver had a valid driving license.