Trial begins in photo journalist hit-and-run case

The hit-and-run case of photo journalist Sushant Naik came up for trial in the magistrate court here on Wednesday.

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2009, 23:48 PM IST

Panaji: The hit-and-run case of photo
journalist Sushant Naik came up for trial in the
magistrate court here on Wednesday.

Naik, a press photographer with local Marathi daily "Goa
Dhoot", was killed in an accident on December 3, 2007 when the
accused Vikas Naik alias Vicky allegedly hit the photographer
and ran from the spot.

Vicky was nabbed 14 days after the accident.

The trial began from today in the presence of Judicial
Magistrate (First Class) Sharmila Patil, Assistant Anuradha
Talaulikar while Amit Palekar stood as a defence lawyer.

Directorate of transport has already suspended the
accused`s driving license for five years.

Bureau Report