News Tech: The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has rejected a claim filed by the family of a bus conductor who died in a road accident in 2012, citing name mismatch of the deceased in the FIR and the claim documents.
The claimants’ counsel, advocate G A Vinod, told the tribunal that Dilbahadur Saru worked as a bus conductor/cleaner with a private company and earned Rs 7,000 per month, On November 12, 2012, when the victim, then aged 34, was returning to the bus after filling a water can, a speeding car knocked him down at Nerul in Navi Mumbai.
MACT Chairman Abhay J Mantri in the order passed on August 10, a copy of which was made available on Thursday, held that the claimants have failed to prove the name of the deceased and to show they are his legal representatives.
Saru received severe injuries and died on the spot.
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