Forest Min’s escort in hit-and-run


Gangtok, 23 Nov:

Forest Minister, TW Lepcha’s escort vehicle was reportedly involved in a hit-and-run case at Labi near Kabi Lungchuk, North Sikkim, this morning. The Minister was travelling from Mangan when his police escort vehicle hit an Alto car with students in it.

Neither the escort, nor the Minister stopped after the mishap.

After the intervention of the public and Kabi Police Outpost, the Minister reportedly agreed to pay for the repairs.