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SUV rams into Independence-day barricade in Kolkata's Red Road, driver arrested

India TV News Desk Kolkata 15 Aug 2016, 10:40:56 AM IST
India TV News Desk

A SUV on Sunday rammed into the fencing and the bamboo structure​ erected for today's Independence Day celebrations on the Red Road in the afternoon and the driver-owner was arrested.

At around 2.50 pm the south-bound SUV rammed into the bamboo structure on Red Road opposite the Ambedkar statue in the Maidan Police Station area, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.

"Though no one received injury but the bamboo structure made for the Independence Day Parade was partially damaged," the officer said.

The owner-driver has been arrested and the vehicle impounded, he said.

The Officer-in-charge (Building) and officer-in-charge of Maidan Police Station have been asked to take necessary action for repairing, fencing and the barricades, the senior KP officer said.

(With agency input)