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CCTV footage shows Pune teen drinking at bar before Porsche accident that killed 2
Photo courtesy: Videograbs of Pune teen drinking in bar & accident vehicle

CCTV footage shows Pune teen drinking at bar before Porsche accident that killed 2

| @indiablooms | 20 May 2024, 08:33 pm

Hours after a 17-year-old boy killed two people while driving a luxury Porsche car at high speed in Pune, CCTV footage has now emerged showing the teenager drinking with his friends at a bar before the horrific accident.

Seated around an oval table at a pub, the 17-year-old, whose Porsche rammed a bike killing two people in Pune, is seen drinking with his friends celebrating his Class 12 results.

He is four months short of turning 18.

CCTV footage from Cosie bar showed happy scenes all around with the table crowded with alcohol bottles.

The deceased include a man and a woman, both engineers from Madhya Pradesh working in Pune.

The boy, who was at the wheel of the speeding Porsche that hit the bike of Aneesh Awadhiya and Ashwini Koshta at about 2:15 am on Saturday, was released on bail 15 hours after his arrest.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Vijay Kumar Magar of Pune City Police confirmed that the juvenile was arrested.

The minor was charged with rash and negligent driving and causing harm by endangering life or personal safety under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, along with relevant sections of the Maharashtra Motor Vehicle Act.

Writing an essay on accidents, working with the traffic police of Yerawada for 15 days, getting treatment to help him quit drinking and undergoing psychiatric counselling were the bail conditions for the juvenile.

Pune Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar said police had urged the court to treat the accused as an adult as this is a "heinous crime".

The police said he was driving under heavy influence of alcohol and several witnesses confined the same/

His father and the pub face charges under Sections 75 and 77 of the Juvenile Justice Act.

What happened on Sunday night?

A man and a woman, riding a motorbike, were killed when the car, driven by a 17-year-old, hit their vehicle in Pune's Kalyani Nagar in the wee hours of Sunday.

The accident happened at 3:15 am when Anish Awadiya and Ashwini Costa were returning home with friends on motorcycles after partying at a club, according to the police, reported NDTV.

The two riders were flung into the air under the impact of the crash, causing them to land on another car. They died instantly. After hitting them, the car crashed into the pavement and came to a halt, said the report.

According to media reports, the minor accused is the son of a renowned builder in Pune.

Videos on social media showed a group of people thrashing the minor as he tried to come out of his mangled car.

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