Later, as the driver pressurised him to pay the bill, Sania along with an aide thrashed him severely inflicting head injury.
Kendrapara, Jun 15: In a shocking incident, a man attacked and left the driver of a car which he had hired and later pushed the same into a pond in Marshaghai area here last evening.
As per the report, the accused Sania Das had hired the car from the Paradeep taxi stand in the morning to commute to Jagatsinghpur in some work. However, upon reaching the destination he declined to pay the rent to the driver of the car.
Later, as the driver pressurised him to pay the bill, Sania along with an aide thrashed him severely inflicting head injury. After the driver fell unconscious on the roadside the accused duo pushed his car into a nearby pond to flee from the spot.
The incident came to fore after the victim gained consciousness and lodged a complaint to Marshaghai Police in connection with the attack.