|Train driver gets 3-yr jail for killing jumbos
The Tribune, Dehradun, 26 November 2010
Dehradun District Court today gave three-year imprisonment to a train
driver accused of killing three elephants in the Rajaji National Park
12 years ago. The accused has also been fined Rs 10,000.
driver Vijayapal had allegedly killed a female elephant and her two
young ones, as the pachyderms were crushed under the moving train being
driven by him.
According to the judgment, the train was moving
faster than the stipulated speed inside the national park. The accident
took place on September 28, 1998....