In a case of hit and run, a 19-year-old student was killed in east Delhi’s Ghazipur on Tuesday afternoon. The police have registered a case and begun probe.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Pankaj Kumar Singh said that the victim, identified as Abhishek, a resident of New Ashok Nagar, was on road number 56, when an unidentified vehicle hit him and sped away around 12 p.m.

Abhishek was rushed to a government hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. He was a second-year student, who was studying BTech at a private university.

Mr. Singh said that a case on charges of rash driving and causing death due to negligence has been registered. “Local enquiry is being conducted and CCTV footage is being obtained to identify the offending vehicle and driver,” he said.

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