India, May 5 -- An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was crushed to death by a man driving a tractor-trolley laden with illegally mined sand in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol district on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, police said.

ASI Mahendra Bagri posted at the Bahri police station died on the spot, said police, adding that the tractor driver identified as Raj Rawat, has been arrested.

Police said they have also arrested one Ashutosh Singh, son of Surendra Singh, the truck owner and an illegal sand miner.

All three have been booked under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code, police said.

Since the night of the incident, Surendra Singh has been absconding and a reward of Rs.30,000 has been announced for sharing informat...