Ankush, son of Dinesh Shahra, Managing Director of Ruchi
Soya, was arrested from Churchgate area following a chase by
police after his Porsche car allegedly rammed into a bike at
Marine Drive in the wee hours of Monday, they said.
The 24-year-old, who was drunk, tried to escape in his
car, but was chased down after a beat constable and some
onlookers alerted local police, senior inspector of Marine
Drive police station Z M Gharad told PTI.
Ankush, who was heading home in Cuffe Parade after a late
night party, was later released on bail, Gharad said.
The victim, Alauddin Imamuddin Haq, was admitted to the
Bombay Hospital with serious injuries on his head and legs.
Doctors said he was recovering "slowly".
Haq works as a waiter in a south Mumbai food joint.
In the second mishap, 16-year-old college student Shifa
Shaikh, was killed and three of her companions - Sania
Deshmukh (17), Faizan Sayyed Sardar (19) and Mohsin Salim
Shaikh (17) - injured after their Honda City hit a divider on
Peddar Road at 1.30 am today.
"Faizan (who was driving the car) lost control over the
vehicle while moving at a high speed following which it dashed
into the divider and subsequently hit a wall and a parked
Toyota car. They did not appear to be drunk," senior inspector
Sanjay Diwadkar said.
Two pedestrians, Dinesh Jadhav and Vipul Dalal, were also
injured, he said.
Mumbai: The son of a top corporate executive
was arrested in a hit-and-run case in which a motorcyclist was
seriously wounded, while a minor girl was killed and five
others injured in an another accident, police said on Tuesday.
First Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 01:01