MUZAMIN; R K OBEROI Vs. RANJIT SINGH
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
Muzamin; R K Oberoi
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(1.) The two captioned appeals arise out of the same accident which took place
on 8.10.1995. The captioned appeals are filed by the owner and driver
respectively of the offending vehicle. The appellant in both the appeals prays
that they should be absolved of their liability to satisfy the award.
(2.) On 8.10.1995, deceased Ravinder Singh aged 28 years died in a road
accident stated to be caused by the rash or negligent driving of the driver of
truck bearing No. HR-29-8954. He left behind a wife, a minor child and parents.
(3.) After discussing the evidence on record pertaining to the accident and
holding the driver of the offending vehicle, guilty of rash and negligent
driving, learned Tribunal awarded compensation in sum of Rs. 5,32,000/- to the
claimants. Since it was not proved that the offending vehicle was insured at the
time of the accident, the owner and the driver of the offending vehicle have
been held liable to pay under the award.;
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