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Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Suspect Mihir Shah's father and Sena Leader Rajesh Shah detained
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Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Suspect Mihir Shah's father and Sena Leader Rajesh Shah detained

| @indiablooms | 07 Jul 2024, 10:35 pm

Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction's leader Rajesh Shah and his driver Rajendra Singh Bijawat were detained by the police on Sunday while his son and the key suspect remains missing.

Mihir Shah remains on the run, hours after his BMW hit a couple who were riding a scooter in Mumbai's Worli region leaving a woman dead.

Police suspect Mihir Shah was drunk at the time of the incident and a blood test report is awaited.

Rajesh Shah and the driver were detained for allegedly not cooperating with the police, among other charges.

A case has been registered under the new criminal code Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita under sections relating to culpable homicide not amounting to murder, rash driving and destruction of evidence, among others. Provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act have also been invoked, reported NDTV.

The vehicle is reportedly registered in Mihir Shah's name.

The deceased woman, who was identified as Kaveri.

Kaveri and her husband went to make a trip to Sassoon Dock to fetch fish.

As they were returning home with their catch, their two-wheeler was hit from behind by a speeding BMW.

The impact caused their bike to overturn, throwing both the husband and wife onto the bonnet of the car.

In a desperate attempt to save himself, the husband managed to jump off the bonnet. However, his wife was not as fortunate.

The accident led to chaos which enabled the driver of the four-wheeler to flee the scene, leaving the injured woman behind.

The injured woman was quickly rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.

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