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Student having liquor party with friends on railway tracks hit by train, dies

Roshanlal was a resident of Jamwaramgarh in Jaipur rural. The other two students are Kaluram and Ramratan. Kaluram is undergoing treatment at SMS hospital as he was critically injured in the incident. Ramratan was at a distance from railways tracks, so he escaped unhurt.

September 8, 2018, 8:55 pm

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Jaipur: A youth died while his two friends had a narrow escape after he was hit by a train while they were consuming alcohol on railway tracks in Mahesh Nagar area in Jaipur on Friday. One of the three men sustained injuries. The victim, identified as Roshan Lal Meena, was preparing for competitive examinations in Jaipur. Roshanlal was a resident of Jamwaramgarh in Jaipur rural. The other two students are Kaluram and Ramratan. Kaluram is undergoing treatment at SMS hospital as he was critically injured in the incident. Ramratan was at a distance from railways tracks, so he escaped unhurt. According to police officials, Ramratan called up the police and told them about the incident around 10 pm on Friday. The officials rushed to spot and found Roshanlal and Kaluram in a critical state. Roshanlal was declared dead by the doctors when he reached the hospital and Kaluram’s treatment is going on at SMS hospital. Ramratan told the police that the three were searching for a house to rent for Kaluram, who came to Jaipur two days ago to study. After this, they went to Roshanlal’s room to have a liquor party. The three then went to the market to buy some more alcohol and on the way home, they sat on railway tracks for a drink. They didn’t the train approaching. The train ran over them. People gathered on the spot after the incident. Police handed over the body to the family members after a postmortem examination. According to the victim’s relatives, Roshan Lal was living in a rented accommodation near Mahesh Nagar with Ramratan and was preparing for competitive exams whereas Kaluram and Ramratan are IIT students.

First published: September 8, 2018