Delhi Police ASI on duty outside US Embassy killed by speeding car

The car driver, an assistant professor of University of Rajasthan, has been arrested

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A 51-year-old assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Delhi Police was killed on Friday (July 4) when a speeding car hit him before ramming into a wall near the US Embassy here, officials said.

The deceased has been identified as Lal Man Singh Sisodiya, they said.

The car was being driven by Siddharth Bhagat (41), an assistant professor in University of Rajasthan, police said, adding that he has been arrested.

Sisodiya, who was on duty near a gate of the US Embassy, died in the accident, said Deepak Yadav, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi).


A case has been registered at Chanakyapuri police station. Further investigation in this matter is on, he said, adding that they were probing if Bhagat was drunk.