A school bus belonging to KR Mangalam World School, located at upscale South City Phase-1, was attacked by an aggressive car owner after a minor collision with his SUV. The incident occurred in sector-15 on Monday afternoon. Petrified children cowered below their seats to save themselves from being injured. Some children did receive injuries as the accused broke the wind shield of the bus.
The accused managed to flee the spot and is yet to be arrested. The police have managed to establish his identity and a hunt has been launched, a senior police official of Gurugram Police said.
According to the police, route number - 21 school bus of the K R Mangalam School was carrying around 35 children and was moving towards Sector-15. The bus was driven by Suren Mandal while Rinku was the helper.
A school teacher, Rita, was also present inside the bus. When the bus reached the sector-15 stretch, it had a minor collision with a Maruti Brezza car driven by a senior citizen.
Later the accused overtook the bus, stepped out from his car and broke the windshield as well as side window glasses of the bus.
"When the helper Rinku tried to stop him, he beat him up and also hurled abuses on the teacher when she tried to intervene. The accused, however fled the spot," the police said.
"The children inside the bus were shocked after the incident and some of them suffered minor injuries. We have received a complaint from the school Principal. They have provided us the car number. We have identified the owner of the car and police teams have been put on the job to bring the accused to justice" said Praveen Kumar the investigation officer (IO) of the case.