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Heartless Delhi: Hit by mini-truck, writhing man robbed of his phone; dies later

Delhi on Tuesday recorded a shocking incident of insensitivity, when a pedestrian, hit by a mini truck, was left writhing on the spot while a passerby even lifted up his phone. The incident, which
India TV News Desk New Delhi August 11, 2016 14:32 IST
India TV News Desk

In a shocking incident of insensitivity recorded in CCTV, a pedestrian was hit by a mini truck and left writhing on the spot while a passerby even lifted up his phone. 

A security guard who was badly injured after being hit by a delivery van today died on the road in west Delhi's Hari Nagar area but no one came to his help despite several passersby seeing him writhing in pain and one of them even went near him to take away his mobile phone, police said.

The whole incident was captured on a CCTV camera installed near Meraj cinema in Subhash Nagar where 35-year-old Matibul was hit by a delivery van in the wee hours, police said.

Matibul was walking back to his home near Tihar village when he was hit by the van around 3 AM. The entire incident as well as the injured Matibul lying on the road and people passing him without any reaction was recorded by the CCTV camera, a police officer said.

The recording also showed that a rickshaw puller came near him and took away his phone, he said.

The victim was a native of West Begnal and lived in a rented accomodation near Tihar village.

Police said they received information about a body lying on the road in Subhash Nagar at 7 AM, following which a team was rushed to the spot who took it for autopsy.

Efforts are being made to identify the driver of the van who hit the deceased, they said.

(With inputs from PTI)