Allahabad: A Customs officer and his bother in law were killed on Saturday in a road accident at Shyamapur on Handia-Kokhraj Highway in Uttar Pradesh.
“Lallan Tiwari, Assistant Commissioner of Customs Gorakhpur, and his bother in law Ashok Pandey were killed on-the-spot” a police officer of Nawabganj Police Station told us.
The accident occurred when the he driver failed to control the steering wheel, which caused the car to topple over onto road line, the two passengers included Tiwari’s nephew Abhishek sustained severe in the accident were admitted in Swaroop Rani Nehru Hospital in Allahabad, he said
The died bodies have been recovered and shifted to hospital for postmortem and legal formalities, he added.
The Assistant Commissioner of Customs Gorakhpur was on way to Kaushambhi.