Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case: Juvenile sent to police custody, will be subjected to custodial interrogation
Police had apprehended the minor offender last Tuesday after he killed Sidhharth Sharma by hitting with his overspeeding Mercedes car.
New Delhi: The minor boy, who had allegedly run over a 32-year-old man with his father's Mercedes in north Delhi's civil lines area, was on Monday sent to two-day police custody by the Juvenile Justice Board.
The juvenile, who had turned 18 years old on Friday, will be subjected to custodial interrogation.
Police had apprehended the minor offender last Tuesday after he killed Sidhharth Sharma by hitting with his overspeeding Mercedes car on Monday night when the victim was crossing Sham Nath Marg in north Delhi's Civil Lines area to get some eatables from the nearby market.
After huge public uproar, the minor's father Manoj Aggarwal was also arrested by Delhi Police. The father was released on personal bail bond of Rs1 lakh on Sunday.
The boy was apprehended the next day and was released on bail as per legal provisions.
Police also found in its investigation that it was not the first offence of rash and negligent driving by the juvenile. In the past, he has also been found driving in such a way thereby causing a road accident with another vehicle.