New Delhi: A day after BJP MP Hema Malini's Mercedes rammed into a Maruti Alto near Dausa area, killing a four-year-old girl, and injuring four others—the accused driver of the vehicle was arrested and later released on bail, reportedly.
According to Hindustan Times, driver Mahesh Thakur had serious charges of culpable homicide and causing death by negligence levelled against him but was later released on bail.
Hanuman Mahajan, who lost his four-year-old daughter Sonam and was among the four injured, filed a complaint with the Kotwali police station in Dausa, against the driver of Hema's car.
Ramesh Chand Thakur, who was driving Hema's car when it met with an accident in Dausa, 60 km from Jaipur, has been arrested at Kotwali Thana, SHO Dilip Singh told PTI. An FIR was lodged against the driver, who hails from Vrindavan, under various sections of IPC including 279 (rash driving) and 304 (A) (causing death by negligence not amounting to culpable homicide) in the wee hours, the SHO said.
Hema was proceeding from Mathura via Bharatpur to Jaipur when the mishap occurred on Agra-Jaipur National Highway-11 near Dausa in Rajasthan around 9 PM yesterday. The other car, a Alto, was going from Jaipur to Lalsot.